"This has to be the last song tonight people. Larry told me if we play any more songs after this one he is going to beat up Adam."
- Bono, Joshua Tree Tour
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.