"There's some beautiful writing, musically rather than lyrically, full of arcing, aching melodies. It's one of the best debut albums of all time, I think."
- Bono on the Boy album
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.