"He made a point that within the gay community, people were excited about the fact that we were the first band to deal with sex outside of machismo." - Bono speaking about an interview with Adam Block
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.