"At nine years of age, I saved up a bit of money and I got nine pounds for my first term of drum instruction. I didn't practice much, because I was far more interested in doing my own thing. I wanted to play along with records like Bowie and the Stones."
- Larry Mullen, 1986
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.