We all know about the bad decisions and rushed studio time surrounding U2’s 1997 album Pop. In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Bono has hinted that the group is considering going back and putting the finishing touches on the album that they never had time to do.
Bono said: “There is still talk about the band going back in and fixing Pop, actually going in because the bones of a great album are there. It didn't communicate the way it was intended to. It became a niche record. That's not what it was intended to be. If we'd just had another month, we could have finished it."
He added: “We did a really bad thing. We let the manager book the tour, known in this camp as the worst decision U2 ever made, and we had to wrap up the album sooner than we wanted. There were great ideas on that album... we didn't have the discipline to screw the thing down.”
Don’t get your panties in a wad, as it will be a while until this possible Pop v2.0 ever gets started. The band is currently a little busy touring North America in support of their latest album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb.