"It's about doing it live - you've got to stand in that room and when that floor is shaking and your heart is bursting, you're really taken somewhere. Then you know you're seeing the best band in the world."
- Bono, 2001
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.