"There was a boy who played classical guitar in the dorms. Whenever he played I always had an emotional connection. It spirited me away from the confines of school."
- Adam Clayton
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.