"I'm of the opinion now that if people have time to be on computers 12 hours a day listening to bits of U2 songs recorded over telephones.. fair dues to them. I wish I had that much time again."
- Adam, 2009, on the beach clips
did you know
Much of the Boy album's lyrics focus on thoughts and frustrations of adolescence. Some songs, including "I Will Follow", focus on the death of Bono's mother when he was 13.