"We called our album 'Pop' because so we didn't have to call our album 'Rock', because we're so bored with rock."
- Bono, 1997
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.