"Making this album, we went back and listened to all the music that had brought us into ourselves, then we said, 'Now let's misremember it."
- Bono on the recording of Songs of Innocence
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.