"Shadows and Tall Trees" is the eleventh and final track from U2's debut album, Boy. On the track, The Edge plays an acoustic guitar, instead of an electric guitar (which is used on every other song on Boy). A demo of the song was issued on U2's 1978 demo EP, Early Demos.
Shadows and Tall Trees was a staple of the band's live shows between 1978 and mid-1980, and the specific dates of thirteen performances are known.…
Back to the cold restless streets at night
I talk to myself about tomorrow night
Walls of white protest
A gravestone in name