"Bono was on fire with lyric and song ideas. His singing had reached a whole other level as if some spirit has entered his body pushing him into uncharted falsetto territory."
- Daniel Lanois on recording Achtung Baby
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.