"The Wanderer is the antidote to the Zooropa manifesto of uncertainty. Zooropa is about accepting this state of uncertainty, and The Wanderer presents one possible solution. Overall on the album, the key is learning to live with uncertainty, even allowing uncertainty to be your guide."
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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.