"Peace On Earth was a reaction to the Omagh bombing. It was a very unsettling time, this is maybe why we always go back to these more darker tunes on the record."
- Adam, 2020
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.