"All through the eighties we tried to be ourselves and failed when the lights were on. Which is what set us up for ZooTV. We decided to have some fun being other people, or at least other versions of ourselves."
- Bono on ZooTV
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.