"Would you like me to ram love songs down your throat, love songs that I don't believe in? People used to say that U2 have never written love songs - well what do they want instead of that? I mean, do people prefer lies? I think that's the question people should ask."
- Bono, 1984
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.