"People have lost all confidence in images. Same thing in music. The polish of over-produced work ends up as smooth and glossy surface. That's why a large part of this album is improvised. It's just the four members of the group shut in a room playing together taking risks for six weeks."
- Bono on Zooropa, 1993
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.