"I went out on to the corner and just continued to look around. My black, fake-fur coat was turning white with snow as a gentleman pulled up beside me in a car and offered to have sex with me."
- Bono on his first New York experience
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.