"Every day I turn around and think, 'What the fuck was I doing? How did I get here?'. I did not own any of their records at all. Not even Achtung Baby, not Zooropa. I came into it totally fresh."
- Howie B on working with U2 for Pop
I Will Follow is written from Bono's mother's point of view and is a song about unconditional love, which is what a mother has for her child.