"Larry would be looking at his watch whenever I started speaking at the opening of 'One'. He forgets he's on camera at all times and people are watching him and he's watching his watch. He's timing me to see how long the speech would go on tonight. Priceless."
- Bono on the Vertigo Tour
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.