"B.B. King and my father are the same age — they’re both 66 and they’re two of the coolest men I’ve ever met. When I get to that age, I want to be like that — I want to be a real motherf—-er, never apologising, never explaining. And I’m going to hit you with my stick."
- Bono, 1992
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.