"With Or Without You was a great piece of work because at that moment it was something no-one had heard of before although it's since become a kind of format or style and even for us we now accept it as kind of established. But when we first released it, it was like: 'Will anyone play this?'"
- The Edge, 1989
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.