"When your friend goes through trauma that could’ve been fatal, of course you’re concerned. We’re at an age where we have to think about our wellbeing, because when you see so many people just dying, it’s like, OK.. You start to put on the safety belts for the first time."
- The Edge about Bono, 2017
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.