"They were given to me by Fighting Fintan Fitzgerald. He’s the guy that kind of buys clothes for us. He found them in some secondhand store. I don’t know which came first, the song or the sunglasses."
- Bono on his The Fly shades, 1992
did you know
The title for the song 'Shadows and Tall Trees' is taken from William Goldings "Lord Of The Flies", whose 5th chapter bears the same name. The song, and the album, is about boyhood, innocence and struggle, as is Golding's book.