"At nine years of age, I saved up a bit of money and I got nine pounds for my first term of drum instruction. I didn't practice much, because I was far more interested in doing my own thing. I wanted to play along with records like Bowie and the Stones."
- Larry Mullen, 1986
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.