"The first three songs (Love Is All We Have Left, The Blackout, Lights of Home) deal with mortality. Then we felt like, now we have to go back to the beginning very quickly to start the story from where it really starts. The early days".
- The Edge on playing Gloria in 2018
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.