"You've got to give people something they've never seen before. Or, more importantly, something they haven't felt before because in the end, for all this architecture and sci-fi stuff, if you don't feel the songs and the band, what's the point?"
- Bono on the 360 tour
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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.