"The album is quite literally a journey into the unknown, I'd like to say that was by design but in fact it's by accident. In a way, the album starts with birth and ends with conception. That's the truth - I wish I was joking."
- Bono on Achtung Baby, 1992
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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."