"What took 30 years for The Joshua Tree to achieve happened in three weeks. That's amazing."
- Bono on the impact of the Songs of Innocence release
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.