"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
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.