"Making this album, we went back and listened to all the music that had brought us into ourselves, then we said, 'Now let's misremember it."
- Bono on the recording of Songs of Innocence
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.