"A true masterpiece of a record. Songs of Innocence is unique because it's both an excellent album to act as an introduction to U2, but is also so rich in history and exploration that it is very rewarding to longtime fans too. "
"Our music is spilling out of us."
- The Edge, 1979
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.