"We're not a kind of art-rock band in the sense that we have no power. I think the Edge is a guitar player in a style that should impress in any guitar-oriented way - at the same time there is much more to music than that, obviously."
- Bono, 1983
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.