"The song is based on the idea that sex is a conversation of sorts. On one level it's purely carnal but on another it's a prayer. It's an incredible thing to say to your lover or your maker: 'Your instructions, whatever the direction.'"
- Bono on Your Blue Room
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.