"There were no jobs to get. It was like we were all going nowhere, so we decided to go nowhere together and form a band."
- Larry Mullen jr, 1986
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.