"Everytime I sat with him he said one thing to me; would you ever take off those fucking glasses?"
- Bono about his relationship with his late father, 2006
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.