"I would like to be Adam, because he gets to wear robes all the time."
- Bono answering the question which other band member of U2 he would like to be
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.