"We did what we always do. We take ideas. We run with them and challenge ourselves. And then we end up putting it back within the framework that U2 can do as musicians to make it our own."
- The Edge on Pop, 2020
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.