"U2 were doing then, badly, what they now do well. They were all standing in the same positions as they stand on stage now."
- Paul McGuiness on U2's early days
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.