"There is a certain vanity to agitprop which we have to own up to. It can look good on a rock band having certain views and we did talk a little bit about choosing your enemies carefully because they, in a sense, define you."
- Bono on activism, 2022
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."