"It started out kind of Velvet Underground and headed off into the country. But it came together really well and we didn't mess with it, although the original version was about fifteen minutes long. Bono seemed to have that many verses, which was incredible."
- The Edge on One Step Closer
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.