"We're trying to get down into the middleweight. Because that's the only place where there's company."
- Bono on if U2 remains best band of the world, 2009
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."