"I’m glad we’ve got people annoyed. The only thing that could’ve gone wrong is being ignored."
- Bono on the Songs Of Innocence album release
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.