"Bono had been up till six in the morning, got two hours sleep, came into work, got on the mike and just hit this incredible improvised lyric and melody."
- Edge on In A Little While
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.