"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
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Bono, The Edge, and Larry had joined a religious group in Dublin called "Shalom," which led all three to question the relationship between the Christian faith and the rock and roll lifestyle.