"When we started it was hard to get the Edge to play aggressively. He is a gentleman and he plays guitar like a gentleman."
- Bono on The Edge, February 1982
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.