U2 releases debut album "Boy"

Boy is the debut album from Irish rock band U2, released October 20, 1980.

Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the album received generally positive reviews. Common themes among the album's songs are the thoughts and frustrations of adolescence. The album included the band's first United Kingdom hit single, "I Will Follow". Boy's release was followed by U2's first tour of continental Europe and the United States. Despite being unpolished, these early live performances demonstrated U2's potential. In 2003, it was ranked #417 in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

1. "I Will Follow" 3:36
2. "Twilight" 4:22
3. "An Cat Dubh" 4:47
4. "Into the Heart" 3:28
5. "Out of Control" 4:13
6. "Stories for Boys" 3:02
7. "The Ocean" 1:34
8. "A Day Without Me" 3:14
9. "Another Time, Another Place" 4:34
10. "The Electric Co." 4:48
11. "Shadows and Tall Trees" 4:36