"Washington is not afraid of student activists and rock stars. But they are nervous when they see men with collars hanging out with students and rock stars."
- Bono, 2002
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.