"A 14-year old Czech girl sitting by the radio and listening to a show broadcast by the BBC to her country which re-gained freedom only six weeks earlier. She doesn't know the band but loves the music! That girl is me and I still have the bootleg I made that night."
"My mother's death in a rood traffic accident in November 1978 was in the end, what made my mind up with regard to the band. I am not saying I wouldn't have jumped had she lived but, after her death, there was nowhere else I wanted to be."
- Larry Mullen jr.
One of the working titles of the Pop album before it was finally named Pop was 'Miami'.