"Some people are given the gift of seeing what's wrong with the present. A few people are given the gift of thinking what might be in the future."
- Bono on Bill Graham
did you know
Get On Your Boots is about Bono taking his family on vacation to France and witnessing warplanes flying overhead at the start of the Iraq War. The chant "let me in the sound" was developed late in the recording sessions and became a theme throughout parts of the album.