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  1. Jul 22,  · Remastered U2's debut album, Boy, produced by Steve Lillywhite. Common themes among the album's songs are the dreams and frustrations of adolescence. The album included the band's first UK hit single, "I Will Follow". Boy's release was followed by U2's first tour of continental Europe and the US/5().
  2. Boy was the first of three albums to be produced by Steve Lillywhite and was released in October The original sleeve featured the 'boy' Peter Rowan but Warner Bros, fearing controversy, released a different album cover in North America, featuring a stretched and distorted picture of the band.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Digipak CD release of Boy on Discogs. Label: Island Records - 7 ,Island Records - • Format: CD Album, Reissue Digipak • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock/5(23).
  4. U2 'Boy,' is one of the best debut albums ever recorded. I think for a bunch of nineteen and twenty year olds (never the less a debut album), this is an excellent piece of work. Sure, the only one that actually knew how to play at the time was drummer Larry Mullen, but the others fake it nicely/5(9).
  5. Speed of Life, Saturday Night and Cartoon World were among the rare and previously unreleased tracks featured in the remastered edition of the band's first album, Boy, released in July The album came in three formats - the remastered single CD, a deluxe format including a bonus CD of b-sides, live tracks and rarities, and the vinyl format. A 16 page booklet featured unseen photos, lyrics and liner .
  6. From the outset, U2 went for the big message -- every song on their debut album Boy sounds huge, with oceans of processed guitars cascading around Bono's impassioned wail. It was an inspired combination of large, stadium-rock beats and post-punk textures. Without the Edge's echoed, ringing guitar, U2 would have sounded like a traditional hard rock band, since the rhythm section and Bono treat.
  7. "An Cat Dubh / Into the Heart" is a song by U2, composed of two tracks, "An Cat Dubh" (Irish: "The Black Cat") and "Into the Heart", from the band's debut album, Boy. The two tracks are played together as one song, both on the album and during live performances.

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