"We decided to decided to commit to this project called U2. And suddenly we have an album out. And that was by far the biggest achievement of our career, the first album. Because the chances of that happening were so slim, it was almost impossible to pull off."
- The Edge, 2022
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.