"Twilight is the grey area of adolescence, where the boy that 'was' confronts the man to 'be' in the shadows. It is also about the confusion, pain, and occasional exhilaration that results from that confrontation."
- Bono on the song 'Twilight'
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.