"We will do a commercial with Apple for our album, and no money will change hands, which is important, because we have been offered boatloads of money from many other people."
- Bono, 2004
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.