"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
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.