"This album is an actual physical landscape. There are places & details & fragments of a real life rather than an imaginary life."
- Bono on Songs of Innocence
did you know
The Popmart stage design, which looked like a supermarket, appealed to Bono as a supermarket, with its myriad choices and temptations, could function as a metaphor for U2's songs, as they often deal with the struggle between desire and faith.