"Pop is a very disciplined record. The song structures and arrangements are really classic: it's just the sounds and the mixes that sound odd, and I think that combination is what great pop music is all about. All my favourite records are like that: you just can't tell how they're put together. 'Strawberry Fields Forever' for example, it's one of my all-time favourites, but it sounds so bizarre, even though it's such a classic song. That's what interests me, that feeling you get when you don't know where to begin in finding out where a song came from."
- Edge, 1997
did you know
The song 'I Fall Down' is about a girl Bono knew named Julie. She's the daughter of a wealthy lawyer in New York, who ended up moving to ireland and becoming involved in the same bible group U2 were in. She later became involved with Pod, a roadie for U2 at the time, the 'John' in the song.