"The album cover has been in the back of my mind for two years. There is a feel to it. Holding the cover and listening to the album is perfect." - Bono shortly after the release of Boy
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.