"U2 were doing then, badly, what they now do well. They were all standing in the same positions as they stand on stage now."
- Paul McGuiness on U2's early days
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."