"I would like it to have famous songs, so that when we play them in our live show people don't go, 'What is that? Should we go to the bathroom now?'"
- Bono on his hopes for Songs of Experience
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.