"Larry was pretty much against it. He thought we were exploiting other people's misery for entertainment. Bono definitely felt that we were shining a light on something important."
- Paul McGuinness on the idea of playing Sarajevo during Zoo TV
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.