"When I started managing the band, Adam and I smoked but none of the other three did. Now they all smoke except for Adam and me. Bono came to tobacco late in life. I remember saying to him, 'I can't believe you've started something. Aren't you worried that you'll damage your voice?' He said, 'That's the problem, I like what it's doing to my voice.'"
- Paul McGuiness
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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.