"On the road I was surrounded by people who were older than me and more experienced than I was. I was seventeen. I was a virgin. I had difficultly as any normal teenager would."
- Larry Mullen jr. on joining U2 as a young kid
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.