Label: Island Records - L 37517,Island Records - ILPS 9646 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Pop Rock
It is the opening track from their debut album, Boyand it was released as the album's second singlein October Lead singer Bono wrote the lyrics to "I V - La Droga - La Droga Follow" in tribute I Will Follow - U2 - Boy his mother who died when he was 14 years old.
The song was issued five times, first in on a 7" vinyl in Irelandthe United KingdomAustraliaand New Zealandsecond on the same format in the United States and Canadathird in the Netherlands I Will Follow - U2 - Boy with a track from 's Octoberin with a live version of the song, Trois Pieds De Neige - Les Bihanki - Joyeux Noel Avec. finally in with a live version of the song recorded at the Glastonbury Festival.
In the recording of the song for the Boy album, its producer Steve Lillywhite plays a glockenspiel. It appeared on both the compilation album and video collection The Best ofand in some countries, on the U Singles compilation. The song is included in the music video game Rock Band 4 as a playable track. It is the band's most frequently performed song with over performances. The performance was later released on DVD on a compilation of performances from the show.
The magazine wrote, "The first song on U2's first album introduced the guitar sound that would define their work. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For the film, see I Will Follow film. Rock post-punk. CBS Ireland Island. Retrieved 24 October U2 Magazine No. May 1, Archived from the original on July 17, Retrieved Harper Collins Publishers. U2: The Complete Guide to their Music. London: Omnibus Press. USA Today. Gannett Company. Retrieved September 28, Warner Home Video. Blender October Archived from the original on December 28, Retrieved 6 February Boy track listing.
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