Stories For Boys
by U2

Songfacts®:

  • This was included on U2's first release, U23, a single available only in Ireland in 1979 which also contains "Out Of Control" and "Boy Girl." Now a collector's item, only 1000 copies were made.
  • Along with "Out Of Control," this was one of two songs to make it on Boy from their 3-song single U23, which was only released in Ireland.
  • On this track, Bono sings about escaping into a story, which can take the form of a TV show, photograph, or song. Like the song "Twilight," some fans interpreted it to be about homosexuality.
  • One of the first U2 songs, this was a live favorite in their early years. It was revived in 2005 for their Vertigo tour.

Comments: 2

  • Jeremy from Hopedale, Magreat song,defently a hit.
  • Rob from Santa Monica, CaRemarkable for the Edge's vocal melodies, which were a key ingredient to them becoming successful (he sings the chorus on Sunday Bloody Sunday, you know). Once they got big, it seemed that Bono refused to share the mic anymore.

    The whole Boy album seemed to appeal to the Michael Jacksons of this world who long for their innocent prepubescent days.
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