"I had to get permission from the missus. It was amazing. She came back with spellings. Like, what? There was one thing she wanted me to take out that was too private."
- Bono on his memoirs, October 2022
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.