"We write from feeling. We don’t sit down and intellectualize our songs. If there’s any political weight to what we do, it’s because of our emotional commitment."
- The Edge, 1983
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.