"This full departure from the chorus, when you have this "peace" in the stanza and suddenly this departure. A very positive song, with a positive message. It works for me like Shinny Happy People from R.E.M. A very optimistic song for me."
"If something goes completely wrong I can just phone Bono and find, again, that he's probably one of the best psychologists I know."
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.