"We failed you, but you [the audience] were great. We were not at the audience's level, but tomorrow you will see this four Irish midgets turned into giants."
- Bono after the Popmart show on Dec 2. in Mexico, the day before the videoshoot
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.