"No one knew we had a sense of humour, we had become glum rock's leading lights. Zoo TV opened up all the possibilities of theatre; role-playing, irony, satire and farce, and finally killed off the old idea that we were a band of painfully earnest people who didn't know how to have a good time."
- Adam on ZooTV
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.