"I hoped this record would change people's perception of the band. This was U2 evolving and really opening up, bringing light and shade and experimentation to the music."
- Larry on The Unforgettable Fire
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.