"We're not a kind of art-rock band in the sense that we have no power. I think the Edge is a guitar player in a style that should impress in any guitar-oriented way - at the same time there is much more to music than that, obviously."
- Bono, 1983
did you know
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.