"It's a Dublin album, all about being teenagers on the northside and how our city shaped us both as men and musicians"
- Bono on Songs Of Innocence
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.