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Performer: U2
Genre: Rock
Title: Boy
Country: UK
Released: 1995
Style: Alternative Rock
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Boy is the debut album by Irish rock band U2. It was released on 20 October 1980 by Island Records and was produced by Steve Lillywhite. Boy contains many songs from the band's 40-song catalogue at the time, including two tracks that were re-recorded from their original versions on their debut release, the EP Three. Boy was recorded from July to September 1980 at Dublin's Windmill Lane Studios, which became U2's chosen recording location during the 1980s.

Boy was voted Best Album, Best Debut Album, and Best Album Sleeve in the Hot Press Irish National Poll Results. It peaked at No. 52 on the UK album charts and No. 63 on the US album charts. In the US, it was certified platinum by the RIAA. Release Date: 20 октября, 1980. Produced By: Steve Lillywhite. What we were looking for in Boy was a sort of cinema sound, panavision - really textured and big, like a huge screen in a cinema. Going back through the early stuff, nothing really horrified me.

Группы U2. 1980 - Boy. 1981 - October. 1983 - War. 1984 - The Unforgettable Fire. 1987 - The Joshua Tree. 1988 - Rattle and Hum. 1991 - Achtung Baby.

The songs may occasionally show some weakness - the driving "I Will Follow," the dark "An Cat Dubh," and the shimmering "The Ocean" stand out among the sonic textures - yet the band's musical and lyrical vision keep Boy compelling until the finish.

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Boy is the debut studio album by Irish rock band U2. It was produced by Steve Lillywhite, and was released on 20 October 1980 on Island Records. Thematically, the album captures the thoughts and frustrations of adolescence. It contains many songs from the band's 40-song catalogue at the time, including two tracks that were re-recorded from their original versions on the band's debut release, the EP Three.

Tracklist

1 I Will Follow 3:37
2 Twilight 4:22
3 An Cat Dubh 4:46
4 Into The Heart 3:27
5 Out Of Control 4:14
6 Stories For Boys 3:02
7 The Ocean 1:35
8 A Day Without Me 3:13
9 Another Time, Another Place 4:33
10 The Electric Co. 4:47
11 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:36

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Vocals – Bono
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

On Back cover:
"Marketed & Distributed by: Polygram South Africa"

On Disc:
"Made in RSA"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6001210797937

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist

1 I Will Follow 3:37
2 Twilight 4:22
3 An Cat Dubh 4:46
4 Into The Heart 3:27
5 Out Of Control 4:14
6 Stories For Boys 3:02
7 The Ocean 1:35
8 A Day Without Me 3:13
9 Another Time, Another Place 4:33
10 The Electric Co. 4:47
11 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:36

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Made By – Cinram Optical Discs

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Vocals – Bono
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

Island Masters series release. French made CD for the UK market.

Made in France by Cinram Optical Discs printed on silver centre ring of disc. Sleeve is a matte finish rather than the usual glossy.
The disc was pressed in or after the year 2000.

There is a near identical release U2 - Boy, that is Made in France by PMDC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 42284 22962 3
  • Barcode (Scanned): 42284229623
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Price Code: PY 899
  • Matrix / Runout: 842 296 2 10A 1C Made In France By Cinram Optical Discs

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist Hide Credits

Album
1-1 I Will Follow 3:37
1-2 Twilight 4:22
1-3 An Cat Dubh 4:46
1-4 Into The Heart 3:27
1-5 Out Of Control 4:14
1-6 Stories For Boys 3:02
1-7 The Ocean 1:35
1-8 A Day Without Me 3:13
1-9 Another Time, Another Place 4:32
1-10 The Electric Co. 4:46
1-11 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:40
1-12 Fire (Instrumental) 0:34
Bonus Disc
2-1 I Will Follow (Previously Unreleased Mix) 3:37
2-2 11 O'Clock Tick Tock (Single Version)
Mixed By – Martin HannettProducer – Martin Hannett
3:47
2-3 Touch (Single Version)
Mixed By – Martin HannettProducer – Martin Hannett
3:25
2-4 Speed Of Life 3:18
2-5 Saturday Night 5:12
2-6 Things To Make And Do 2:16
2-7 Out Of Control (Single Version) 3:52
2-8 Boy-Girl (Single Version) 3:23
2-9 Stories For Boys (Single Version) 2:42
2-10 Another Day (Single Version)
Engineer – Walter Samuel
3:28
2-11 Twilight (Single Version) 4:35
2-12 Boy-Girl (Live At The Marquee, London)
Recorded By – Tim Painter
3:26
2-13 11 O'Clock Tick Tock (Live At The Marquee, London)
Recorded By – Tim Painter
4:58
2-14 Cartoon World (Live At The National Stadium, Dublin)
Producer – Ian Wilson Recorded By – Gerry Fitzgerald
4:20

Credits

  • Artwork By [Re-issue Cover Design And Art Direction] – Steve Averill
  • Artwork By [Re-issue Packaging Design] – Shaughn McGrath At Four5One Creative
  • Artwork By [Sleeve Design/layout] – Bono, Rapid Exteriors
  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12, 2-1)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Moloney (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12, 2-1)
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Mastered By – John Dent
  • Mastered By [Mastering Assistance] – Scott Sedillo
  • Mastered By [Re-mastering Engineering] – Arnie Acosta
  • Mixed By – Paul Thomas (tracks: 2-2 to 2-6)
  • Mixed By [Assistant] – Kevin Moloney (tracks: 2-2 to 2-5)
  • Photography [A Day Without Me Cover] – Susan Byrne
  • Photography [Additional 2008 Edition] – Colin Henry, Hugo McGuinness, Paul Slattery, Phil Sheehy, Unknown
  • Photography [Boy] – Hugo McGuinness
  • Photography [U2] – Phil Sheehy
  • Producer – Chas De Whalley (tracks: 2-7 to 2-10), Steve Lillywhite (tracks: 1-1 to 1-12, 2-1, 2-4 to 2-6), U2 (tracks: 2-7 to 2-10)
  • Remix – Robbie McGrath (tracks: 2-7 to 2-9)
  • Technician [Technical Support] – Thomas 'Beno' May*
  • Vocals – Bono
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

2-CD deluxe remastered reissue. Limited Edition Collectors Pack with Boy T-shirt. Exclusive to HMV stores.

Track 12 on CD1 is unlisted on the cover.

(p) 2008 Universal Island Records under exclusive license to Mercury Records Limited in the UK, Interscope Records in the US and Universal Music Group for the rest of the world.
(c) 2008 Universal Island Records under exclusive license to Mercury Records Limited in the UK, Interscope Records in the US and Universal Music Group for the rest of the world.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist

A1 I Will Follow 3:32
A2 Twilight 4:19
A3 An Cat Dubh 4:46
A4 Into The Heart 3:27
A5 Out Of Control 4:12
B1 Stories For Boys 3:00
B2 The Ocean 1:33
B3 A Day Without Me 3:10
B4 Another Time, Another Place 4:30
B5 The Electric Co. 4:47
B6 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:33

Companies, etc.

  • Printed By – Polygram Industries Messageries
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Record Company – Island Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Mastered At – The Sound Clinic
  • Lacquer Cut At – PRS, Louviers
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Phonogram

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Design [Sleeve], Layout – Bono, Rapid Exteriors
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Moloney
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Mastered By – John Dent
  • Photography By [Boy] – Hugo McGuinness
  • Photography By [U2] – Phil Sheehy
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Vocals – Bono
  • Written-By – U2

Notes

Printed inner sleeve with lyrics, credits & photos.

On back cover :
"Imprimé et fabriqué en France"
"C'est une publication Phonogram"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: runout side A): 012 6313105 A 380 POLYGRAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: runout side B): ISL 012 6313105B XX 380 POLYGRAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: runout side A, stamped): 012 6313105 A 380 POLYGRAM A3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: runout side B, stamped): ISL 012 6313105B 380 POLYGRAM A14
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3: runout side A, stamped): 012 6313105 A 380 POLYGRAM A 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3: runout side B, stamped): ISL 012 6313105B XX 380 POLYGRAM A 8
  • Rights Society: SACEM SDRM SACD SGDL
  • Price Code (Boxed): PG 222

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist

1 I Will Follow 3:36
2 Twilight 4:22
3a An Cat Dubh 6:21
3b Into The Heart 1:53
4 Out Of Control 4:13
5 Stories For Boys 3:02
6 The Ocean 1:34
7 A Day Without Me 3:14
8 Another Time, Another Place 4:34
9 The Electric Co. 4:48
10 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:36

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Columbia House
  • Distributed By – ATCO Records
  • Recorded At – Windmill Lane Studios
  • Pressed By – DADC – DIDX-000947

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Design [Sleeve], Layout – Bono, Rapid Exteriors
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Kevin Moloney
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Management – Paul McGuinness
  • Mastered By – John Dent
  • Photography By [Boy] – Hugo McGuinness
  • Photography By [U2] – Phil Sheehy
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Vocals – Bono
  • Written-By – Adam Clayton, Bono Hewson*, Larry Mullen, "The Edge" Evans*, U2

Notes

Repressing (1994 or later) of Columbia House club edition. Some significant differences: slightly different matrix, has mould SID code, "Made In USA - Digital Audio Disc Corp." is not moulded on inner hub, different DADC code on CD face.

Tracks 3a and 3b listed as tracks 3 and 4 on the rear inlay and in booklet, but as one track on the disc. Each of the tracks following that (5 - 11) are all numbered differently on the inlay and CD.

6-page tri-fold B/W booklet with tracklist, credits, lyrics, note about the compact disc format and distorted photo collage of band. Standard CD jewel case with black tray.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7567-90040-2 4
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-000947 3
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 5026
  • Mastering SID Code: none
  • Other (DADC Code on disc): DIDY 000947

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist

1 I Will Follow 3:36
2 Twilight 4:21
3 An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart 8:14
4 Out Of Control 4:13
5 Stories For Boys 3:02
6 The Ocean 1:34
7 A Day Without Me 3:13
8 Another Time, Another Place 4:33
9 The Electric Co. 4:47
10 Shadows And Tall Trees 4:35

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
  • Glass Mastered At – Nimbus

Credits

  • Bass – Adam Clayton
  • Drums – Larry*
  • Engineer – Paul Thomas
  • Guitar – The Edge
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Vocals – Bono

Notes

Reissue of album originally released in 1980.

Made in U.K. by Nimbus.

Track 3 is shared between "An Cat Dubh" and "Into The Heart", that mistakenly appears on the packaging as a separate track. Therefore this CD contains only 10 tracks. Tracklist above shows the correct indexing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: none
  • Matrix / Runout: CID 110 · NIMBUS ENGLAND

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981

Tracklist

A1 I Will Follow
A2 Twilight
A3 An Cat Dubh
A4 Into The Heart
A5 Out Of Control
B1 Stories For Boys
B2 The Ocean
B3 A Day Without Me
B4 Another Time, Another Place
B5 The Electric Co.
B6 Shadows And Tall Trees

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Polygram Discos SARL

Credits

  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 5009646 - A
  • Matrix / Runout: 5009646 - B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, EMI) Island Records ILPS 9646 UK 1980
422-842 296-2 U2 Boy ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 296-2 US 1990
PHCR-4701 U2 Boy = ボーイ ‎(CD, Album, RE) Island Records PHCR-4701 Japan 1993
10.202913.50 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 10.202913.50 Portugal 1980
ILPS 19646 U2 Boy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ILPS 19646 Italy 1981