"What the song did capture eloquently was the sense of doom that surrounded the death of small close-knit mining communities."
- Bono on the song 'Red Hill Mining Town'
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.