"We've started to make records now for ourselves and for our audience who do listen very carefully to all our records and who do spot the subtleties. We're the Grateful Dead of the nineties."
- Bono at the beginning of the nineties
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.