"At the end of the day I think it's because there's a spirit in the band that comes across. I don't really know what it is. I don't think it's Bono, I think it's the band - the combination of the four of us."
- Adam on winning the Limerick competition in 1978
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.