"I've had warning signs. I think that's what happened to me in my life and I had to make some changes about the way I was living my life or else I might not be around."
- Bono about the "bumps in his mortality" he experienced, 2017
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.