"I was always concerned that the further we moved from what we knew, the greater the danger we'd disappear up our own arses. I couldn't cope with being called a pretentious prat."
- Larry looking back on the Discotheque videoshoot, 2005
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.