"Just about everybody calls me Edge, or The Edge if it's a formal occasion. I'm only David Evans to people who don't know me very well, immigration officers and the like."
- The Edge
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."