"This album is an actual physical landscape. There are places & details & fragments of a real life rather than an imaginary life."
- Bono on Songs of Innocence
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.