"The first song on The Unforgettable Fire, 'A Sort of Homecoming', I know backward and forward -- it's so rousing, brilliant and beautiful. It's one of the first songs I played to my unborn baby."
- Chris Martin from Coldplay, 2004
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.