"Somebody asked us: 'Do you need this stuff?' and the truth is you don't really need this stuff. But part of showbusiness is to change people's perceptions, to find ways to make the songs touch people more, to disorientate people so they're more open to being touched."
- Adam on the 360 tour
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.