"We put our lives on the line and just kind of went for it.. and when you see that kind of reaction you just feel like.. hew! It's very hard to talk about it really. It's everything that we wanted when we were a garage band. We wanted that total thing, people just up."
- Bono, 1982
did you know
"Crumbs from Your Table" is about the relationship between Western countries and developing countries. The verses and chorus address the relationship from the perspective of citizens from the developing world, focusing on the disparity between the long-term socioeconomic planning stressed by the Westand the developing world's immediate need for sustenance.