"They are. We'd go out all the time. Two, three nights a week. We'd be going for it. A lot of Guinness going down."
- Howie B when asked if U2 were big clubbers
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.