"The lyric is pure torment. One of the things that was happening at that time was the collision in my own mind between being faithful to your art or being faithful to your lover. What if the two are at odds? Your gift versus domestic responsibility?"
- Bono on With Or Without You
did you know
I Will Follow is written from Bono's mother's point of view and is a song about unconditional love, which is what a mother has for her child.