"I want U2 to be a band that takes risks. I hate this idea of U2 as a nice safe band. The rock rebel thing is very phony."
- The Edge
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."