"The reason why we put the child on the LP cover is the reason that it's not war. We're talking about War in different levels. For most the LP is not political at all, it's personal."
- Bono on War, 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.