Mastered by Arnie Acosta and cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. Includes 12" x 12" deluxe 16-page booklet.
Boy announced the arrival of four young men from Dublin who would conquer the world in short order. Bono and company were barely out of their teens when they recorded their first album, and their youthful vigor lights up every track here. Full of ambition, driven by a politicized (though not yet explicitly so) sense of purpose, the songs give listeners an idea of what it's like to come of age in a strife-torn country and count on rock and roll as your means of transcendence.