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U2's first album was the culmination of four years work, beginning with the formation of Feedback in autumn 1976 at Mount Temple Comprehensive School, Dublin.  The band started recording in August 1980 at Dublin's Windmill Lane Studios. It features a young and immature, yet fresh and vibrant sound from U2 whose average age was 20. The album reached number 63 in the US album charts.

Tracklisting: Lyrics
1. I Will Follow (3:36)
2. Twilight (4:22)
3. An Cat Dubh  (6:21)
4. Into The Heart (1:53)
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)

Source: U2: The Complete Songs (Wise Publications, London, UK, 1999)

Release Date:
November 17, 1980

Producer: Steve Lillywhite

Singles: "A Day Without Me" (August 1980)
               b-side: "Things to Make and Do"

              "I Will Follow" (October 1980)
               b-side: "Boy-Girl"

The boy on the cover is Peter Rowan, close family member of Guggi of Bono's Lypton Village days.
There are two existing covers for the album.  The original, that of the boy, was later changed to the black and white pictures of the band members.