"I don't really have a rule, but sometimes when we're honing a song I just kind of go with what feels like it's going to give me the most options, be the most fruitful for what's needed."
- Adam on sometimes using a pick for his bass, and sometimes not
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.