"There is a love between the members of this band that is deeper than whatever comes between us, after almost fifteen years, which would be time for a divorce in almost any relationship, we looked at each other and said, 'Lay down your arms'".
- Larry Mullen jr, 1990
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.