"What took 30 years for The Joshua Tree to achieve happened in three weeks. That's amazing."
- Bono on the impact of the Songs of Innocence release
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.