"Discothèque was supposed to be what Sledgehammer was for Peter Gabriel; i.e. earnest band with political overtones kicks off their boots for dancing shoes." - Bono
did you know
Though the band settled on the album name Pop for the Pop album there were many proposed titles for the album including Discola, Miami, Mi@mi, Novelty Act, Super City Man, YOU2 and Godzilla, went as far as having artwork made for them.