"I told somebody I thought it was a dense record and word got around that we were making a dance record."
- Bono on the Achtung Baby album
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."