"That song 'MoFo' is hardcore. If I could put my whole life into one song, it'd be something close to that. It's a funny thing to be able to say - that a song sums you up - cause maybe that means you're not that interesting after all."
- Bono in 1997
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.