"We’ve always had this reputation for creating a big sound. I don’t know what a big sound is, but I think what people mean is that it’s a sound that fills the spectrum fully and is not a conventional three-piece approach to a performance, where it’s a basic tapestry of sound on which the vocals go."
- The Edge, 1986
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.