"One of Bono's early nicknames was Bon Smelly Arse. I was glad that didn't stick. I don't know if the band would have got very far with a singer called Bon Smelly Arse."
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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.