"Our idea was really to have the audience be on the stage there with you, we learned that in the mid 80s. We've been trying to figure a way to do it outdoors since. There's a bit of sleight of hand involved because by moving all the gear up away from you and over you, you're just left with a little punk rock band there in the middle."
- Bono on the 360 tour
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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.