"As i recall, 'Fire' was our attempt at a single. God knows where our heads were at! There was something good about it - I just can't remember what it was."
- Bono on the song Fire from the October album
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."