"He made a point that within the gay community, people were excited about the fact that we were the first band to deal with sex outside of machismo." - Bono speaking about an interview with Adam Block
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.