"We've always wanted to make what you might describe as a blue record, an ambient record, an atmospheric record. U2 hasn't yet made an After Midnight record and I just thought it would be nice to have such a thing in our collection."
- Bono on Passengers
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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.