"I didn't like the album title personally. I wasn't sure how ironic you could be in rock 'n' roll and I suspected that you couldn't be very ironic at all. Calling it Pop carried the wrong message. It wasn't a pop album, it was a modern album, but U2 were still a rock 'n' roll band."
- Paul McGuinness on Pop
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).