"Playing outdoors was a huge worry, because I've never seen an outdoors how that I really thought was great. Once we got started though we were fine, in fact we're so pleased with the way the outdoor shows went that we decided to add more outdoor shows to the American tour."
- The Edge, 1987
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.