"You don't think of Elvis as political, but that is politics: changing the way people see the world."
- Bono, tribute to Elvis Presley, 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.