"I don't want my kids asking me, 'How did you let 25 million Africans die for the stupidest of reasons, money?'"
- Bono, 2002
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.