U2 ‎– October

Island Records ‎– 204 185-320, Island Records ‎– 204 185
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Gloria 4:11
A2 I Fall Down 3:39
A3 I Threw A Brick Through A Window 4:53
A4 Rejoice 3:36
A5 Fire 3:48
B1 Tomorrow 4:37
B2 October 2:20
B3 With A Shout (Jerusalem) 4:02
B4 Stranger In A Strange Land 3:56
B5 Scarlet 2:50
B6 Is That All? 3:00

Companies, etc.



First issue with printed inner sleeve with credits and band photo on the front and larger photo with "mysterious man" on the back.

On inner sleeve:
Crew: Tim, Joe The Hurley, Pod, Steve, Robbie, Chris, Jake & Billy.
Agency London: Ian Wilson & Ian Flooks - Wasted Talent
Agency New York: Frank Barsalona, Barbara Skydel - Premier Talent

Bottom right: 204 185 / 97 086

On labels:
LC 0407
℗ 1981 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd
Blue Mountain Music Ltd
Rim text in German language
Ariola - Eurodisc GmbH., München

Embossed "bass clef" symbol on B-side label.

On back cover:
Distributed by the Ariola Group of Companies
Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh
Imprimé en République Fédérale d'Allemagne

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): S 204 185 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): S 204 185 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): 204185 A-1 /81 S II II Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): 204185 B-1 /81 S II II Made in Germany
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Other (On inner sleeve): 204 185 / 97 086
  • Pressing Plant ID (Side B label, embossed): [Bass clef]

Other Versions (5 of 230) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILPS 9680 U2 October(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS 9680 UK 1981 Sell This Version
IMCD 223, 842 297-2 U2 October(CD, Album, RE) Island Masters, Island Records IMCD 223, 842 297-2 UK Unknown Sell This Version
ISL 9680 U2 October(LP, Album, RE) Island Records ISL 9680 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
ILPS 9680 U2 October(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS 9680 US 1981 Sell This Version
UICY-1414 U2 October(CD, Album, RE, RM) Universal Music, Island Records UICY-1414 Japan 2008 Sell This Version