"You have no choice of subject matter. You write what's in your heart and on your mind--unless of course it's crap, in which case it means you've thought about it too much."
- Bono in an on-line chat in June of 1999
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.