"Having gone through the other albums in our formative years, in a sense now I think we've got a very good grasp of the power and potential of music and where we can take it."
- Adam Clayton, 1987
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.