"Most bands fall apart because people tend to lose sight of how they can do better if they cooperate with one another, as opposed to working as a solo artist. In our case, we figured that early in life."
- Edge on staying this long together as U2, 2019
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.