"He was a beautiful tenor who would stand there in front of the speakers, conducting the music with my mother's knitting needles."
- Bono on his father
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.