"This album is an actual physical landscape. There are places & details & fragments of a real life rather than an imaginary life."
- Bono 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.