"You can hide at night on a rock and roll tour. People don't necessarily see your real state. As long as you get up and you're there to do your gig and you do it well. Then what's the problem. I was able to get away with that probably up until the nineties. Then the wheels were starting to come off."
- Adam on his past mental issues, 2022
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.