"We got a lot of people who were uninterested in U2 to be mad with U2. And I would call that an improvement in the relationship."
- Bono on the iTunes release of Songs of Innocence
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.