"He was a beautiful tenor who would stand there in front of the speakers, conducting the music with my mother's knitting needles."
- Bono on his father
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.