Comments: This concert is often listed as taking place on 24 August 1981. This is incorrect. The Greenbelt festival was 28-31 August 1981, and U2 played in the early evening of the 30th. Their appearance was squeezed in at the last minute and they performed with borrowed instruments and equipment. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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"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.