"I think every line in it is underscored by a desperate need for me to know what to carry, to turn off my very critical eye sometimes, to be fit for the shows I've been given. I love singing it."
- Bono on Yahweh
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.