"Looking back on the four-song demo tape we made, I have to laugh. I don’t fully understand how songs so fragile in the shape they were then came across so strong on the album Boy. I don’t understand that. I think the band just came into a new understanding of how to play and perform."
- Bono on recording Boy, 1983
did you know
The song 'The Electric Co.' is about electric convulsion therapy, which was given to mental patients in state hospitals. It happened to a friend of the band so they wrote an angry song about it.