"This is a Dutch drinking song"
- Bono during the ZooTV tour on 'Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World'
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.