"I think every line in it is underscored by a desperate need for me to know what to carry, to turn off my very critical eye sometimes, to be fit for the shows I've been given. I love singing it."
- Bono on Yahweh
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.