"With Pop we set out to make a party record, because that was what our life was at that time."
- Bono, 1997, on the Pop 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.