"Rock 'n' Roll was always written from the point of view of men - or at least of boys pretending to be men - but we were doing something different." - Bono on Boy
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.