"'Boots' was an absolutely catastrophic choice for a single. It was madness, but the decision was made, and that was the beginning of the end. We never recovered from it."
- Larry Mullen
"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.