"We write from feeling. We don’t sit down and intellectualize our songs. If there’s any political weight to what we do, it’s because of our emotional commitment."
- The Edge, 1983
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.