although scarlet could've very well ended october, u2 felt they needed an end piece. so is that all was written. the guitar riff in the beginning is from the song cry, which can be heard at the beginning of the electric co. on under a blood red sky. the song is about bono acknowledging his feelings of creative frustration and failure.
katie duncan nick_tiger_babyyahoo.com (contributed before the 20:th of February 1998)