"My father Bob was a tenor. He described me as ‘a baritone who thinks he is a tenor!’"
- Bono in a letter to Alice Pavarotti, 2020
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.