"I think, basically, America has woken up to U2. I don’t think we’ve changed the style, or our musical chemistry, at all. Maybe to an extent we were able to condense our style somewhat, as on `New Year’s Day..’ "
- The Edge, 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.