"A lot of people came with money. Island was the only one that talked in terms of music."
- Bono on signing a record deal with Island Records, 1982
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.