"My father was a working class man, who loved the opera, and if ever I sat down with him, he'd have one thing to say: "Just take off the fucking glasses, would you?""
-Bono, during the 2005-11-04 Las Vegas show.
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.