"Our songs now belong to our fans. For us it’s a great thrill — to get on stage and perform those songs and see the reaction of the crowd. But we ourselves are kind of fans and somewhat bemused at times by where these songs came from. Where they come from is so mysterious to us."
- Bono on performing live, 2019
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.