"I’m into it, we’re into it, and I think that real U2 fans that have been around will be into it. We might lose some pop kids, but we don’t need them."
- Bono on ZooTV Tour, after opening night, 1992
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."