"I can't tell you where we're about to go but I know that I can't sleep at night with the thoughts of it. I'm so excited about this idea that we've just begun - the way I feel is that we're undertaking a real departure. I can't stop talking about it. It would take about ten men to hold me down at the moment."
- Bono, 1984
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.