"I can program stuff in live and not actually play the lines. Some people might regard that as an easy option? Well, I guess that depends on whether they're pre-post-modern or post-post-modern, doesn't it?"
- Adam, 1996
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."