"For a long time I believed the rock and roll mythology of acquiring experience without responsibility. I chose to deal with being in the band in a ver single minded way and I developed a lifestyle that I thought added up to what I was. I don't want to go back there again, I'm comfortable with this."
- Adam Clayton, looking back on the eighties/start nineties
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.