"Somebody asked us: 'Do you need this stuff?' and the truth is you don't really need this stuff. But part of showbusiness is to change people's perceptions, to find ways to make the songs touch people more, to disorientate people so they're more open to being touched."
- Adam on the 360 tour
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.