Angela from Hagerstown, Mdthe book being The Portrait of Dorian Gray, of course. A very good book as well as Lord of the Flies, another book U2 often draws from. Oscar Wilde was Irish, BTW.
Ray from Portland, OrIn the 80s, there was a band called Dorian Gray, who spelled their name "Dorian Grey". They later shortened it to just "Grey", alluding to the Oscar Wilde character and also the look of the ocean (and sky) near Los Angeles where the band was based.