"Rock 'n' Roll was always written from the point of view of men - or at least of boys pretending to be men - but we were doing something different." - Bono on Boy
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.