"We called our album 'Pop' because so we didn't have to call our album 'Rock', because we're so bored with rock."
- Bono, 1997
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.