"We have this beautiful ecstatic album, called Songs of Ascent. I don't know if we'll finish it soon or it'll take forever. It's about forever, that's its subject."
- Bono, 2019
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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.