"Me and Edge have two sons at the same age whose names rhyme and we really didn't seem to notice at the time, Eli and Levi. What's worse is when we're in France in the summer, they get up in the middle of the night and they're on Garageband."
- Bono, 2009
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.