"Bono's really the lyricist but I ride shotgun. I help by being a sounding board, but I'll throw in the odd line that'll stick."
- The Edge about his co-songwriting role on Songs of Innocence
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.