"I would love to see a united Ireland, but I never could support a man who put a gun to somebody's head to see that dream come true."
- Bono, July 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.