"Rock 'n' Roll was always written from the point of view of men - or at least of boys pretending to be men - but we were doing something different." - Bono on Boy
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.