"'War' is important to me, to the whole band, but make or break? I don't think so, more of a progressive build up. We have developed the sound, taking it a stage further. It is far more rhythmic with music more depth. 'War' is our heaviest album yet."
- Bono on War, 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.