"The gig was all over in a flash but in that ten minutes a world opened up of how things could be. I thought a riot had taken place - and maybe it had."
- Adam Clayton on U2's first performance on a talent show at school.
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.