"A lot of people who liked Boy were disappointed by October, while people who didn't like Boy, preferred October..... you can't come to terms with our music in one or two listens. I think October will prove to be a very important album for the band."
- The Edge on October, 1982
did you know
Bono made his first live solo appearance on April 30, 1989, at a fundraising event in the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, singing his own musical adaptations of two poems by William Butler Yeats.