"The ability of songs to split up a bad marriage or keep a good one together, to stop you getting thrown out of a pub, to take you on adventures, to tell you what to do, how to dress, how to behave, it's all there. That's where the intelligent life is."
- Bono, 2015
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.