"Our house in the weekends is just one big party. We play music, people stay over. It's more like a train station than perhaps Ali would like it, but there's a lot of laughter in the house."
- Bono, 2009
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.