"It's amazing to walk out onstage at the opening of the show when the audience is expecting Bono. I've been waiting 35 years for my drum solo. Wouldn't want to be holding my breath but this was the closest thing."
- Larry on opening the 360 tour
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.