"We are a bunch of songwriting amateurs, but that's what separates us. If you want to pitch yourself against some of the greatest singer-songwriters or just songwriters, we're not songwriter-ly and if we try to be songwriter-ly, what we do is we lose that thing that makes it special."
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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.