"It's not easy for me to stand up in front of 50.000 people. It's not my natural habitat. I think it's probably easy for Bono. But I can do it. And I will do it if I know the songs are great."
- Adam Clayton, 2009
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.