"It's a trap when you agree to being one person because when you step out of character with that, you look like a hypocrite."
- Bono, on his Macphisto persona
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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.