"There was an awkward phase where things weren't working out and there were two ways to analyse it. Adam and Larry were convinced the song ideas were crap and Bono and I thought the fault lay with the band."
- Edge on the early days of the Achtung Baby recordings
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."