"He's anti anything pretentious, anti anything too arty, flowery. Larry is generally going to tell you something's too long or it's too slow or where is the melody."
- The Edge
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.