"I always liked Brian, but it was great to actually sit down in a room where he was fiddling and I was able to sit beside him and fiddle too. So we were fiddling - not with each other, but fiddling nonetheless".
- Larry Mullen jr., 2009, on Brian Eno
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.