"We put our lives on the line and just kind of went for it.. and when you see that kind of reaction you just feel like.. hew! It's very hard to talk about it really. It's everything that we wanted when we were a garage band. We wanted that total thing, people just up."
- Bono, 1982
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.