"I remember picking up Edge's guitar and playing the two-stringed chord for I Will Follow to show the others the aggression I wanted. It was his riff but I wanted it to have an edge to it." - Bono on rehearsing I Will Follow
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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.