"I'd say the benefits of Bono not being around for certain periods have outweighed the negatives - we've made good use of the breaks. That said, fi there was more than one person scattered then we would not have a record at all."
- The Edge on recording All That You Can't Leave Behind
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Get On Your Boots is about Bono taking his family on vacation to France and witnessing warplanes flying overhead at the start of the Iraq War. The chant "let me in the sound" was developed late in the recording sessions and became a theme throughout parts of the album.