"I'm not sure that we'll ever be number 1 on the pop charts [again], but we need songs that go outside of our audience."
- Bono, 2011
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.