"We had no real idea what we’re doing, we just played the songs as you hear them."
- Bono on recording Boy, 1983
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.