"All of this is really window dressing, people actually come along to see us and to hear the tunes. That's the truth. I think the rest of it is trying to make fun of playing in a very large space."
- Bono on Popmart
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.