"Bono has one of the most distinctive voices and Edge has one of the most distinctive guitar sounds in rock 'n' roll history. And yet people hadn't heard either of those two things very much for years. It seems like common sense to make a virtue of your biggest strengths."
- Paul McGuinness on Beautiful Day
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.