"In Madison Square Garden, the lights came on during Where The Streets Have No Name and there must have been ten thousand people with tears running down their faces. And I told them they looked beautiful, which became the line in City Of Blinding Lights."
- Bono on playing New York after 9/11
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.