"There was a boy who played classical guitar in the dorms. Whenever he played I always had an emotional connection. It spirited me away from the confines of school."
- Adam Clayton
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.