"I'm proud of what we achieved in stadiums, but this record is not about that. There's no artifice."
- Larry, on All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000
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.