"Bad was something we had done with Brian (Eno) as a sort of 'impro' piece, and he wouldn't let us replay it or change anything, so the improvisation stands pretty much as is."
- Adam on recording 'Bad'
did you know
According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.