"I can't tell you where we're about to go but I know that I can't sleep at night with the thoughts of it. I'm so excited about this idea that we've just begun - the way I feel is that we're undertaking a real departure. I can't stop talking about it. It would take about ten men to hold me down at the moment."
- Bono, 1984
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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."