"We did four monday nights: first night it was half-full, second it was full, third it was queues around the block, fourth night the street was blocked and we were off."
- Bono on playing in the Marquee club in London after the release of their first album in 1980.
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.