"At nine years of age, I saved up a bit of money and I got nine pounds for my first term of drum instruction. I didn't practice much, because I was far more interested in doing my own thing. I wanted to play along with records like Bowie and the Stones."
- Larry Mullen, 1986
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.