"He's far funnier, takes himself far less seriously than most people think. He's wild, he's not reserved. None of the cliches that spring to mind when you think of most peoples' perception of him."
- The Edge on Bono
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.