"Making this album, we went back and listened to all the music that had brought us into ourselves, then we said, 'Now let's misremember it."
- Bono on the recording of Songs of Innocence
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.