"I use our songs to wake myself up. It's like sticking a needle in your leg after it has gone to sleep."
- Bono, January 1986
did you know
Released in March of 1997, the album, Pop debuted at #1 in 28 countries, and earned U2 mainly positive reviews. Rolling Stone even went so far as claiming U2 had "defied the odds and made some of the greatest music of their lives."