"What took 30 years for The Joshua Tree to achieve happened in three weeks. That's amazing."
- Bono on the impact of the Songs of Innocence release
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.