"'Discotheque' is a riddle about love. Once you know that, it changes the way you hear the song. 'You can reach but you can't grab it / You can't hold it, control it, you can't bag it.'"
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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.