"Making this album, we went back and listened to all the music that had brought us into ourselves, then we said, 'Now let's misremember it."
- Bono on the recording of Songs of Innocence
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.