"The hardest thing for any band to do is 'joy'.. actual joy. It's so rare in music and we had precious little of it in the end on that record."
- The Edge on No Line On The Horizon, 2011
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.