"All respect to the Beastie Boys, but when they were fighting for the right to party, we were fighting for the rights of Human Rights prisoners."
- Larry Mullen jr.
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."