"I would like it to have famous songs, so that when we play them in our live show people don't go, 'What is that? Should we go to the bathroom now?'"
- Bono on his hopes for Songs of Experience
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.