"The young Bono sees everything black and white... 'we against the world.' He throws stones at the enemy. But as you get older, you realize that the man's biggest enemy is in the mirror. The biggest obstacle is yourself and what is in you."
- Bono, 2018
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.