"A Day Without Me is a title that evoked death to me. That is what I was thinking about, at the moment it blew me away. What would it be like if I wasn’t around?"
- Bono, 1981
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.