"There were no jobs to get. It was like we were all going nowhere, so we decided to go nowhere together and form a band."
- Larry Mullen jr, 1986
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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.