"We're students compared to them. And like all students, we have a pop at the tutors from time to time. I think we have a place we've carved out. We've a few tunes that are up ter. but Paul is Mozart. That's where I'd put him."
- Bono comparing U2 with The Beatles, 2005
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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."