TAS Rated 4.5/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics in the November 2008 Issue of The Absolute Sound!
Mastered by Arnie Acosta and cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.
U2's first three albums have been re-mastered and are available on 180g virgin vinyl! The packaging has been restored and expanded, with new liner notes for each title and previously unseen photos and full lyrics.
"Boy" is the debut album from Irish rock band U2, originally released in 1980. Common themes among the album's songs are the dreams and frustrations of adolescence.
"... Bono frequently sounds like he's singing on the edge of an expansive abyss. Such dynamics shine on the sharp LP, which sports a soundstage wide enough to suit the band's growing ambition..." - Andy Downing, The Absolute Sound, November 2008
"Too ingenuous for punk, too unironic for New Wave, U2 arrived on Boy as big-time dreamers with the ambition to back it up. The Dublin foursome boasted Bono's arena-ready voice and Dave "the Edge" Evans' echoey, effects-laden guitar, as well as anthemic songs such as the club favorite "I Will Follow. - www.rollingstone.com
Universal's 'Back To Black' Series - 60th Anniversary to Vinyl!
Premium Audiophile Pressing
Heavyweight 180 Gram Vinyl
All Original Packaging
Newly Remastered Mastered by Arnie Acosta. Cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.
The Edge, guitar
Adam Clayton, bass
1. I Will Follow
3. An Can Dubh
4. Into the Heart
5. Out of Control
6. Stories for Boys
7. The Ocean
8. A Day Without Me
9. Another Time, Another Place
10. The Electric Co.
11. Shadows and Tall Trees