"Everytime I sat with him he said one thing to me; would you ever take off those fucking glasses?"
- Bono about his relationship with his late father, 2006
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.