"I didn't get into the band to become a celebrity, I got into the band because I wanted to play music and write songs and tour and do all that stuff."
- The Edge on fame, 1990
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."