"The jeopardy of being in U2 is kind of intoxicating. Because we don’t know what’s going to happen."
- Larry Mullen jr, 2015
"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.