"I look at a song like Kite, that Bono was writing about his children at a time and the upcoming passing of his father. And I find now, 20 years later, I'm in that same situation. I have young children and my father is the surviving living father of the band."
- Adam, 2020
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.