"I don't think In God's Country was ever going to be one of our best tunes but we needed a few up-tempo songs, so it was useful at the time. Some songs are just better than others."
- Edge reflecting on the Joshua Tree recordings
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.