"With Pop we set out to make a party record, because that was what our life was at that time."
- Bono, 1997, on the Pop album
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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."