"We don't think we're that good, really. We think we are overrated, and though we're concerned about living up to people's expectations, it scares us even to live up to our own expectations."
- Bono, 1987 (Time)
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.