"Rock 'n' Roll is about capturing a moment, it's an instinct, it's not something you can sit down and write in the quiet of your study"
- The Edge
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.