"Really, I think of it in terms of rock climbing. He's the guy at the bottom of the hill at the end of the rope. So if something really terrible happens, you're not gonna plummet to your death."
- Edge on his relationship with Dallas Schoo, U2's guitar tech.
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.