"Adam and I are the jazz men in the band. But the Teutonic Larry Mullen and the Presbyterian Edge always demand, 'No fat. Back to the original arrangement. We're not going to change the bass line just because we feel like it.'"
- Bono on changing up arrangements, 2005
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.