"I think the lyric writing was influenced by the choice of album title, Boy. It was Bono's suggestion, without actually offering a full explanation. Boy had a strength and clarity about it."
- The Edge on U2's first album
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U2 drew inspiration from their studio surroundings while writing "Staring At The Sun" including Howie B's ear abscess, the European Cup, and the British presence in Northern Ireland.