"I spoke to him last week… the voice that was louder than any rock band was a whisper. Still he communicated his love. Full of love."
- Bono on the day Luciano Pavarotti passed away, 2007
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.