"We have a song called Bullet The Blue Sky, and I always thought it was an odd bass part but Edge has explained to me recently that it's in a different key to the rest of us."
- Bono, 2005
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.