"He made a point that within the gay community, people were excited about the fact that we were the first band to deal with sex outside of machismo." - Bono speaking about an interview with Adam Block
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.