"We spent months farting around with it and then we said to Flood, 'Let's hip-hop it, let's strip it back, let's get a beat together, let's see where it goes'. And it rose from the ashes." - Adam on writing Mofo.
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.