"We will do a commercial with Apple for our album, and no money will change hands, which is important, because we have been offered boatloads of money from many other people."
- Bono, 2004
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.