"Most of the lyrics for Boy were written while on stage. They were written under improvised circumstances, while on stage, closest to the song. As soon as I sit down, the soon as I try to write and put a pen in my hand my head gets in the way and I start to write rubbish."
- Bono, 1981
did you know
In the Netherlands U2 has the record of the most number one albums in a row, 9 albums reached the top of the album chart since the Joshua Tree in 1987.