"Somebody asked us: 'Do you need this stuff?' and the truth is you don't really need this stuff. But part of showbusiness is to change people's perceptions, to find ways to make the songs touch people more, to disorientate people so they're more open to being touched."
- Adam on the 360 tour
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.