"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
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.