"It's an album that's been taken to heart by a very particular audience and it hasn't popped the pop consciousness so in that sense it didn't achieve what we wanted. Yet it's a great piece of work."
- Bono two years after the No Line On The Horizon release
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.