"The Wanderer is the antidote to the Zooropa manifesto of uncertainty. Zooropa is about accepting this state of uncertainty, and The Wanderer presents one possible solution. Overall on the album, the key is learning to live with uncertainty, even allowing uncertainty to be your guide."
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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.