"I think, basically, America has woken up to U2. I don’t think we’ve changed the style, or our musical chemistry, at all. Maybe to an extent we were able to condense our style somewhat, as on `New Year’s Day..’ "
- The Edge, 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.