"I had to rewrite the chords for the verse and it was like killing your children because I loved those chords."
- The Edge on Original Of The Species
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.