"This band is hitting out against all the blippety blop aural wallpaper we have rammed down our throats on the radio and TV every day. I am personally bloody sick of every time I switch on the radio of being blasted with this contrived crap."
- Bono on War, 1983
did you know
The Edge recorded all the songs from the Boy album using his natural finished Gibson Explorer. He drew inspiration from music he was listening to at the time, including Television and Siouxsie and the Banshees.