"I spoke to him last week… the voice that was louder than any rock band was a whisper. Still he communicated his love. Full of love."
- Bono on the day Luciano Pavarotti passed away, 2007
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.