"When I'm on stage I transform myself into someone else, a strange chemical process takes place inside of me. I become fearless and I come out of myself."
- Bono, 2016
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.