"Somebody asked us: 'Do you need this stuff?' and the truth is you don't really need this stuff. But part of showbusiness is to change people's perceptions, to find ways to make the songs touch people more, to disorientate people so they're more open to being touched."
- Adam on the 360 tour
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.