"It is not about a particular woman. It is about women in general, and the way they entrance, and often dominate men. At times I do tend to idealize women."
- Bono on Mysterious Ways
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.