"Larry is like a brother to me, he's got a lot to say but he's not into saying it every day. I respect that in him. He doesn't like to be put on the spot to explain something that he can't explain, which is music. I can't explain it either but I try."
- Bono, 1983
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.