"What took 30 years for The Joshua Tree to achieve happened in three weeks. That's amazing."
- Bono on the impact of the Songs of Innocence 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.