"What the song did capture eloquently was the sense of doom that surrounded the death of small close-knit mining communities."
- Bono on the song 'Red Hill Mining Town'
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.