"I use our songs to wake myself up. It's like sticking a needle in your leg after it has gone to sleep."
- Bono, January 1986
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.