"We played around a lot with techno beats and drum&bass beats and trip-hop ideas. But we hit a certain brick wall and asked ourselves, 'Why are doing this?' We're a band."
- The Edge on recording Pop
did you know
The Picture of Dorian Grey mentioned in the song 'The Ocean' is a novel by Oscar Wilde, the Irish author who has been a huge influence on Bono's lyrics. In referring to it, Bono mocks his own vanity in thinking a rock star can change the world.