"Honey we're home! And look what we've brought you - a forty foot lemon. Now don't go bitin' my ear off ya'll. Pump it up now!"
- Bono joking on stage about the Lemon
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."