"We got a lot of people who were uninterested in U2 to be mad with U2. And I would call that an improvement in the relationship."
- Bono on the iTunes release 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.