U2 | October

On October 12th, 1981, Irish Post-Punker’s U2 released their second studio album October (produced by Steve Lillywhite). The record placed an emphasis on the band’s Christianity and spirituality—showcasing such ideas in the songs Gloria (featuring a Latin chorus of “Gloria, in te domine”), With a Shout (Jerusalem), and Tomorrow.

Gloria (see video above) was one of the album’s 2 singles, along with Fire.


  1. Gloria
  2. I Fall Down
  3. I Threw A Brick Through A Window
  4. Rejoice
  5. Fire
  6. Tomorrow
  7. October
  8. With A Shout (Jerusalem)
  9. Stranger In A Strange Lan
  10. Scarlet
  11. Is That All?