"City Of Blinding Lights began as an outake from Pop. To us, it was an homage to Scott Walker. The working title was Scott Walker."
- Adam, Blender Magazine 2004
Though the band settled on the album name Pop for the Pop album there were many proposed titles for the album including Discola, Miami, Mi@mi, Novelty Act, Super City Man, YOU2 and Godzilla, went as far as having artwork made for them.