"Our songs have always come out as stories, they include breaking news as well as what is going on in our own lives and what's going on in the more general community. When the world changes, you change with it."
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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.