"The lyrics don't mean shit to be honest, in my opinion. It's all about the drums"
- Larry Mullen jr.
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.