"I want U2 to be a band that takes risks. I hate this idea of U2 as a nice safe band. The rock rebel thing is very phony."
- The Edge
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.