"I had a character in mind, who was just little half-cocked, a kind of uber-Bono. My favourite scene, which was done spontaneously, was getting on the luggage rack and being taken through that black hole where the bags go. Everyone wants to go through the hole, don't they?"
- Bono on shooting the Beautiful Day videoclip on an airport runway
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.