"I don't think In God's Country was ever going to be one of our best tunes but we needed a few up-tempo songs, so it was useful at the time. Some songs are just better than others."
- Edge reflecting on the Joshua Tree recordings
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.