"You don't think of Elvis as political, but that is politics: changing the way people see the world."
- Bono, tribute to Elvis Presley, 2004
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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.