"It was a little self-indulgent. I thought we might be pushing our audience too far. I think there are some great songs and a couple of interesting ideas on that record but, for me, it didn't go anywhere."
- Larry on Passengers
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.