"On the road I was surrounded by people who were older than me and more experienced than I was. I was seventeen. I was a virgin. I had difficultly as any normal teenager would."
- Larry Mullen jr. on joining U2 as a young kid
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.