"I'll be honest with you: nobody promotes peace as well as me. If I don't win that Nobel Peace Prize, I'm gonna grab a big ass crowbar, and I'm gonna womp me some Norwegian skull."
- Bono during a humor skit on Conan O'Brien's show, 2005
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.