"I have a funny-shaped brain. I can remember ridiculous details – and then not know what I had for lunch or what your name is. It’s an odd brain, but I can, I could, when I play chess, really see a good few moves ahead. Whatever shaped brain that is. And it really is much more useful when directed to the romancing of a beautiful girl like Ali."
- Bono, 2014
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.