"U2 were born in the context of a live environment. it was our relationship with our audience that gave us our belief in ourselves. It was certainly early on. When we played live something happened. When it went off, something seriously went off in our shows, even in our early club shows."
- The Edge
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.