"Songs of Experience has to feel like it's justified, that it's relevant, and if we don't feel it's very good, then I imagine we'll just scrap it, and it'll become something else."
- Adam Clayton
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.