"We were inventing names, mythical places, even our own language. My first name was Steinheghvanhuyseoolegbangbangbang, imagine that on an album sleeve!"
- Bono on his childhood
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.