"I look at a song like Kite, that Bono was writing about his children at a time and the upcoming passing of his father. And I find now, 20 years later, I'm in that same situation. I have young children and my father is the surviving living father of the band."
- Adam, 2020
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.