"I told somebody I thought it was a dense record and word got around that we were making a dance record."
- Bono on the Achtung Baby album
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.