"In the middle of the night I was woken up by the bus driver screaming. Adam was standing there naked off his trolley, trying to get out of the bus at 70 mph. He just wanted to take a piss, not realizing where he was."
- Bono on a bus drive in the US in 1983
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.