"We were disillusioned with the sort of, wallpaper music as John Lennon calls it and we wanted to make music that had a commitment in it. Music that didn't hide a person, music where the music came through. People like John Lennon, their life was in their music."
- Bono on U2's motivation, 1983
did you know
Pop is the longest album in U2's discography (and nine seconds longer than one hour exact). With all live tracks included, Rattle And Hum is only longer.