"We feel we are only beginning as a group. We feel that U2 hasn't been born yet. I see that Boy, October and War in some ways was a cycle. And if you take Under A Blood Red Sky as the full stop at the end of the sentence, you know, we are beginning a new paragraph."
- Bono, 1984
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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.