"The issue of the philosophy.. I think you should talk about the philosophy of the sounds and the melodies and the tunes, but not the act itself. It doesn't matter."
- Bono, 1997
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.