"Look, we had a bottle of milk, we wanted to deliver it on the front door of 500 million people - it ended up in some peoples fridges and indeed it ended up on some peoples cornflakes and some people were lactose intolerant"
- Bono on the release of Songs of Innocence
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.