"The big question was whether it was having an impact on the band's music? The answer was a resounding no. Was it having an impact on the way the band was functioning outside the music? The answer is yes. But nobody could argue with what he was doing, it was clearly too important. And believe me, if we could have, we would have."
- Larry on Bono's activism around Jubilee 2000
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.