"I know some of the songs on War could be re-recorded and improved. With 'Drowning Man', it's perfection. It's one of the most successful pieces of recording we've ever done." - The Edge in 1985
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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.