"Having gone through the other albums in our formative years, in a sense now I think we've got a very good grasp of the power and potential of music and where we can take it."
- Adam Clayton, 1987
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.