"It's about the experience of looking rather than touching. I think my favourite image is the image of glass, where he melts the sand so he can see the world outside." - Bono on "Lemon"
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.