"My father was a working class man, who loved the opera, and if ever I sat down with him, he'd have one thing to say: "Just take off the fucking glasses, would you?""
-Bono, during the 2005-11-04 Las Vegas show.
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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.