"The last two weeks of the making of any U2 album are 'chaos'. Everything is up for grabs; lyrics are still being written, some songs are being entirely retooled and others simply dumped."
- Steve Lillywhite describes the making of an U2 album
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.