"On the road I was surrounded by people who were older than me and more experienced than I was. I was seventeen. I was a virgin. I had difficultly as any normal teenager would."
- Larry Mullen jr. on joining U2 as a young kid
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."