"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.
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.