"We are a bunch of songwriting amateurs, but that's what separates us. If you want to pitch yourself against some of the greatest singer-songwriters or just songwriters, we're not songwriter-ly and if we try to be songwriter-ly, what we do is we lose that thing that makes it special."
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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.