"We got a lot of people who were uninterested in U2 to be mad with U2. And I would call that an improvement in the relationship."
- Bono on the iTunes release of Songs of Innocence
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.