"There is a big mistake, somebody tells us Whitney Houston is number one in Holland?! Well, wait till next week!"
- Bono, 1987, during the last Rotterdam show
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.