"I’m glad we’ve got people annoyed. The only thing that could’ve gone wrong is being ignored."
- Bono on the Songs Of Innocence album 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.