"I think this is the reason why I started to play music. The genius of Edges guitar playing on this song during the live version. The unique tuning and the ebow, blended with delay and shimmer. It's beautiful."
"The more successful and famous he becomes outside U2 the harder it is to get an opportunity to talk and hang out the way we used to, but that's life."
- Larry on Bono
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.