"Twilight is the grey area of adolescence, where the boy that 'was' confronts the man to 'be' in the shadows. It is also about the confusion, pain, and occasional exhilaration that results from that confrontation."
- Bono on the song 'Twilight'
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.