"It's a Dublin album, all about being teenagers on the northside and how our city shaped us both as men and musicians"
- Bono on Songs Of Innocence
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.