"We spent months farting around with it and then we said to Flood, 'Let's hip-hop it, let's strip it back, let's get a beat together, let's see where it goes'. And it rose from the ashes." - Adam on writing Mofo.
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.