"It's about the experience of looking rather than touching. I think my favourite image is the image of glass, where he melts the sand so he can see the world outside." - Bono on "Lemon"
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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.