"They exhaust you. You're wrestling four guys coming in rotation and then all together at the same time... it's unbelievable how they work."
- Jimmy Iovine on U2
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."