"All through the eighties we tried to be ourselves and failed when the lights were on. Which is what set us up for ZooTV. We decided to have some fun being other people, or at least other versions of ourselves."
- Bono on ZooTV
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.