"Our songs now belong to our fans. For us it’s a great thrill — to get on stage and perform those songs and see the reaction of the crowd. But we ourselves are kind of fans and somewhat bemused at times by where these songs came from. Where they come from is so mysterious to us."
- Bono on performing live, 2019
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."