"Bono, where did it all go wrong? I mean, we're trying to do a backing track and all of a sudden, the pope's on the phone"
- The Edge on Bono's humanitarian efforts
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.