"I met these three guys, they were interested in forming a band. Turns out one of them is a great singer, one of them is a great guitar player, one of them is a great drummer. So we took on the world."
- Adam, 2018
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.