"I didn't get into the band to become a celebrity, I got into the band because I wanted to play music and write songs and tour and do all that stuff."
- The Edge on fame, 1990
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.