"I remember the tours around 1984, thinking 'Why are we playing say, 3 nights in Lyon but only one in Marseille?' and it turned out to be there'd be a really great restaurant in Lyon and not in Marseille. Something Paul McGuinness and Ian Flooks arranged."
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.