"We played around a lot with techno beats and drum&bass beats and trip-hop ideas. But we hit a certain brick wall and asked ourselves, 'Why are doing this?' We're a band."
- The Edge on recording Pop
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.