"Pop could have been a masterpiece. The songs are extraordinary. We just wore ourselves out and didn't quite finish them."
- Bono, 2001
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."