"Out of Control is about waking up on your 18th birthday and realising you're 18 years old and that the two most important decisions in your life have nothing to do with you - being born and dying" - Bono
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Bono wrote the song 'Out of Control' on his 18th birthday. It is about a feeling of having no control. Nothing changes now that your eighteen and never does. Feeling the pain from his mothers death and having no control over that or anything else.