"The concert in the RDS was the most successful concert of its size I've ever been at in Dublin. There was such an atmosphere of celebration, from the front rows to the back. That kind of feeling between band and audience always leaves me breathless."
- Bono on the ZooTV shows in Dublin, 1993
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.