"I was there the food was shite, I was vegetarian, full blown, verging on the vegan and so it was a difficult time. But underneath all the cultural shock I enjoyed it. So I was happy to go back".
- Larry Mullen jr, 2009, on the NLOTH sessions in Fez, Morocco
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.