MacPhisto on the web

Here are some links to other websites with a MacPhisto theme. Because too much is not enough...
Drop me an email if you know of any good links I haven't listed here!

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MacPhisto has to be seen in action to be fully appreciated, and there are a number of video clips available on YouTube and similar sites. Please let me know if you find any more!

Footage from shows on the ZooTV tour:
Sydney 2 | Adelaide | Basel | Rotterdam 2 | Bologna 2
Rotterdam 1 | Lisbon | Oviedo | Madrid | Nantes | Werchter | Frankfurt | Munich
Stuttgart | Bremen | Cologne | Berlin | Strasbourg | Paris | Verona 1 | Verona 2
Rome 1 | Rome 2 | Naples | Turin | Bologna 1 | Budapest | Oslo | Glasgow 1
London 1 | London 2 | Leeds | London 3 | London 4 | Cork | Dublin 1 | Dublin 2
Melbourne 2 | Sydney 1 | Christchurch | Auckland | Tokyo 1 | Tokyo 2

Footage from shows on the Experience + Innocence tour:
Laval | Tulsa | St Louis | San Jose 1 | San Jose 2 | Las Vegas 1 | Las Vegas 2
Los Angeles 1 | Los Angeles 2 | Omaha | Chicago 1 | Chicago 2 | Nashville
Atlanta | Montreal 1 | Montreal 2 | Uniondale | Philadelphia 1 | Philadelphia 2
Washington 1 | Washington 2 | Boston 1 | Boston 2 | New York 1 | New York 2
Newark | New York 3 | Uncasville

Miscellaneous videos


Australian flag Saturday 27th November 1993
Sydney, Australia

Football Stadium

This is the show that was filmed for the ZooTV Live From Sydney video, which is now available on DVD and is an absolutely essential item for every fan's collection. Nothing beats watching the whole show uninterrupted, but there are also clips on YouTube if you're looking for a taster or quick viewing.


Australian flag Tuesday 16th November 1993
Adelaide, Australia

Football Park

Excellent proshot footage from another show on the Zoomerang tour.


Swiss flag Wednesday 30th June 1993
Basel, Switzerland

St Jakob's Stadion

Very nice proshot footage from the Zooropa tour.


Dutch flag Monday 10th May 1993
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Feyenoord Stadium

Proshot footage from the Zooropa tour, included as an easter egg with the 20th anniversary release of Achtung Baby (Super and Uber Deluxe editions).

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


Italian flag Sunday 18th July 1993
Bologna, Italy

Stadio Comunale

Proshot footage from the Zooropa tour, included as an easter egg with the 20th anniversary release of Achtung Baby (Super and Uber Deluxe editions).


Dutch flag Sunday 9th May 1993
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Feyenoord Stadium

MacPhisto makes his public debut in a heavy rainstorm on the opening night of the Zooropa tour. Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


Portuguese flag Saturday 15th May 1993
Lisbon, Portugal

Estádio José Alvalade

Bootleg video, filmed from the back of the stadium.


Spanish flag Wednesday 19th May 1993
Oviedo, Spain

Estadio Carlos Tartiere

Bootleg recording.


Spanish flag Saturday 22nd May 1993
Madrid, Spain

Estadio Vicente Calderón

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


French flag Wednesday 26th May 1993
Nantes, France

Stade de la Beaujoire

Bootleg recording.


Belgian flag Saturday 29th May 1993
Werchter, Belgium

Festival Grounds

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


German flag Wednesday 2nd June 1993
Frankfurt, Germany

Waldstadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


German flag Friday 4th June 1993
Munich, Germany

Olympiastadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


German flag Sunday 6th June 1993
Stuttgart, Germany

Cannstatter Wasen

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


German flag Wednesday 9th June 1993
Bremen, Germany

Weserstadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


German flag Saturday 12th June 1993
Cologne, Germany

Müngersdorferstadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


German flag Tuesday 15th June 1993
Berlin, Germany

Olympiastadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


French flag Wednesday 23rd June 1993
Strasbourg, France

Stade de la Meinau

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


French flag Saturday 26th June 1993
Paris, France

Hippodrome de Vincennes

Bootleg recording.

  • Entire concert – audio only – MacPhisto encore begins at 1:23:40 – missing his speech and phone call


Italian flag Friday 2nd July 1993
Verona, Italy

Stadio Bentegodi

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


Italian flag Saturday 3rd July 1993
Verona, Italy

Stadio Bentegodi

Bootleg video, filmed from two different camera angles.


Italian flag Tuesday 6th July 1993
Rome, Italy

Stadio Flaminio

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


Italian flag Wednesday 7th July 1993
Rome, Italy

Stadio Flaminio

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


Italian flag Friday 9th July 1993
Naples, Italy

Stadio San Paolo

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


Italian flag Monday 12th July 1993
Turin, Italy

Stadio Delle Alpi

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


Italian flag Saturday 17th July 1993
Bologna, Italy

Stadio Comunale

Bootleg video, filmed quite close up from Adam's side of the stage.


Hungarian flag Friday 23rd July 1993
Budapest, Hungary

Nép Stadion

Bootleg video, filmed from Edge's side of the stage.


Norwegian flag Thursday 29th July 1993
Oslo, Norway

Valle Hovin Stadion

Bootleg recording.


Scottish flag Saturday 7th August 1993
Glasgow, Scotland

Celtic Park

Bootleg recording.


English flag Wednesday 11th August 1993
London, England

Wembley Stadium

Bootleg recording.


English flag Thursday 12th August 1993
London, England

Wembley Stadium

Bootleg recording.


English flag Saturday 14th August 1993
Leeds, England

Roundhay Park

Bootleg video, filmed from the pitch section.


English flag Friday 20th August 1993
London, England

Wembley Stadium

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


English flag Saturday 21st August 1993
London, England

Wembley Stadium

Bootleg video, filmed from two different camera angles.


Irish flag Tuesday 24th August 1993
Cork, Ireland

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


Irish flag Friday 27th August 1993
Dublin, Ireland

Royal Dublin Society Showgrounds

Bootleg recording.


Irish flag Saturday 28th August 1993
Dublin, Ireland

Royal Dublin Society Showgrounds

The last show of the Zooropa summer tour. Bootleg footage, but mostly follows the action on the big screens so there are some nice close-ups.


Australian flag Saturday 13th November 1993
Melbourne, Australia

Cricket Ground

Bootleg video from the Zoomerang leg of the tour, filmed from the pitch section.


Australian flag Friday 26th November 1993
Sydney, Australia

Football Stadium

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's Stuart's side of the stage!


New Zealand flag Wednesday 1st December 1993
Christchurch, New Zealand

Lancaster Park

Bootleg video, filmed from Adam's side of the stage.


New Zealand flag Saturday 4th December 1993
Auckland, New Zealand

Western Springs Stadium

Bootleg video, filmed from the pitch section.


Japanese flag Thursday 9th December 1993
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Dome

Bootleg recording.


Japanese flag Friday 10th December 1993
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Dome

Final show of the ZooTV tour. Bootleg recording.


Canadian flag Friday 20th April 2018
Laval, Canada

Place Bell

Bootleg recording of a rehearsal for the Experience + Innocence tour.


US flag Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

BOK Center

MacPhisto returns (with a new face!) on the opening night of the Experience + Innocence tour. Bootleg videos.


US flag Friday 4th May 2018
St Louis, Missouri, USA

Scottrade Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Monday 7th May 2018
San Jose, California, USA

SAP Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Tuesday 8th May 2018
San Jose, California, USA

SAP Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Friday 11th May 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

T-Mobile Arena

Bootleg videos.


US flag Saturday 12th May 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

T-Mobile Arena

Bootleg videos.


US flag Tuesday 15th May 2018
Los Angeles, California, USA

The Forum

Bootleg videos.


US flag Wednesday 16th May 2018
Los Angeles, California, USA

The Forum

Bootleg videos.


US flag Saturday 19th May 2018
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

CenturyLink Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

United Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

United Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Saturday 26th May 2018
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Bridgestone Arena

Bootleg videos.


US flag Monday 28th May 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Infinite Energy Arena

Bootleg videos.


Canadian flag Tuesday 5th June 2018
Montreal, Canada

Bell Centre

Bootleg videos.


Canadian flag Wednesday 6th June 2018
Montreal, Canada

Bell Centre

Bootleg videos.


US flag Saturday 9th June 2018
Uniondale, New York, USA

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Bootleg videos.


US flag Wednesday 13th June 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Wells Fargo Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Thursday 14th June 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Wells Fargo Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Sunday 17th June 2018
Washington, DC, USA

Capital One Arena

Bootleg videos.


US flag Monday 18th June 2018
Washington, DC, USA

Capital One Arena

Bootleg recording.


US flag Thursday 21st June 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

TD Garden

Bootleg videos.


US flag Friday 22nd June 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

TD Garden

Bootleg videos.


US flag Monday 25th June 2018
New York, New York, USA

Madison Square Garden

Proshot footage from the Experience + Innocence tour, as seen on U2.com and the band's official social media accounts.

Bootleg videos.


US flag Tuesday 26th June 2018
New York, New York, USA

Madison Square Garden

Bootleg videos.


US flag Friday 29th June 2018
Newark, New Jersey, USA

Prudential Center

Bootleg videos.


US flag Sunday 1st July 2018
New York, New York, USA

Madison Square Garden

Bootleg videos.


US flag Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Mohegan Sun Arena

The last show of the North American leg. Bootleg videos.


Miscellaneous Videos

  • Lemon – promo video for the Lemon single, "a study of MacPhisto in motion".
  • Lemon (Bad Yard Club Mix) – a rare remix video with extra footage.
  • Lemon (Bad Yard Club Mix) – alternative link, better quality but missing the first 14 seconds.

  • Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me – promo video for the HMTMKMKM single, featuring MacPhisto as an animated Batman villain doing battle with The Fly.
  • Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me – alternative link.

  • I've Got You Under My Skin – promo video for Bono's duet with Frank Sinatra, including brief shots of MacPhisto amongst the concert footage.
  • I've Got You Under My Skin – alternative link.

  • Achtung Baby Easter Eggs – four MacPhisto clips hidden on the Bonus Material DVD in the Super and Uber Deluxe editions of Achtung Baby (20th anniversary release). These are his speech and phone call to Alessandra Mussolini in Bologna, his band introductions in Madrid, his phone call to KLM in Rotterdam, and his phone call to Helmut Kohl in Munich.

  • U2 on Naked City – 17 minute feature on a UK television show aired on 6th August 1993, about ZooTV and the band's relationship with the British media. Includes an exclusive video message from MacPhisto paraphrasing Brendan Kennelly's The Book of Judas (5:30), his band introductions in Madrid (6:17), rare video footage of him visiting the Vatican and posing by the mirror in the Hotel Majestic (11:13), a clip of Desire from the second Bologna show (13:13), his phone call to Alessandra Mussolini in Bologna (13:36), clips of Ultra Violet from Turin (14:47 and 16:12), and MacPhisto quoting Louis XV and singing along with Dubinushka (16:31). This can be found on the Bonus Material DVD in the Super and Uber Deluxe editions of Achtung Baby (20th anniversary release).
  • U2 on Naked City – same feature with Spanish subtitles.
  • U2 on Naked City – with band interviews and presenter commentary edited out, and English subtitles added.

  • U2 in Tokyo (Part 1) – an end-of-tour interview with the band for Canadian television, interspersed with video clips. Includes MacPhisto singing part of Ultra Violet (Light My Way), a composite of Turin and the first Bologna show.
  • U2 in Tokyo (Part 2) – contains more live footage of Ultra Violet (Light My Way), this time combining Turin and the second Bologna show, as well as clips from the Lemon and I've Got You Under My Skin videos.
  • Ultra Violet (Light My Way) – just the performance clips from 'U2 in Tokyo' edited together.

  • A Fistful of ZooTV (Part 1) – documentary which can be found as an extra on the ZooTV Live From Sydney DVD. MacPhisto appears at 1:43 and 1:56, leaving a message for Alessandra Mussolini during the Bologna show on 18th July 1993.
  • A Fistful of ZooTV (Part 2) – further clips of MacPhisto at 0:17, making phone calls to KLM and Queen Beatrix in Rotterdam, Helmut Kohl in Munich, and Pavarotti in Bologna.
  • A Fistful of ZooTV – same documentary with Portuguese subtitles.
  • A Fistful of ZooTV – same documentary with Spanish subtitles.

  • MacPhisto's phone calls – a compilation of all the clips on the ZooTV Live From Sydney DVD (phoning for a taxi during the concert, plus the various clips from A Fistful of ZooTV).

  • 'Bono is MacPhisto' ZooTV trailer – features a compilation of MacPhisto speech and phone call clips taken from Sydney, Bologna, Rotterdam and Munich.

  • 60 Minutes – interview with Bono on an Australian news magazine show to promote the Zoomerang tour. Includes different video clips of the phone calls to KLM, Alessandra Mussolini and Queen Beatrix, plus Bono talking to Tracey Curro about MacPhisto and his suspicion that Princess Diana may have been listening when he called...

  • Holmes – a New Zealand news and current affairs show promotes the upcoming ZooTV concerts with an interview recorded in Brisbane. Includes a clip of the phone call to KLM at 4:23, with reporter Tsehai Tiffin suggesting that MacPhisto call the programme's main presenter, Paul Holmes!

  • Zooropa New Album Promo – film distributed by Island/Polygram in May 1993. Includes about 55 seconds of MacPhisto footage believed to be from Lisbon, with clips of him performing Ultra Violet and Desire.
  • Zooropa Italian TV Promo – the same footage used to advertise the Italian tour dates.

  • Interview with Adam Clayton and The Edge – the third part of an interview about the Zooropa album. Includes about 45 seconds of MacPhisto footage believed to be from Lisbon, with clips of him performing Ultra Violet and Desire.

  • Salman Rushdie And The Ground Beneath His Feet – the fourth part of an interview with Bono on the BBC documentary series Arena, broadcast on 22nd April 1999, in which he discusses how U2 explored the theme of celebrity in the '90s. Includes a clip of MacPhisto's encounter with Salman Rushdie at Wembley on 11th August 1993.

  • MTV Europe Zooropa Newsclip – MacPhisto content starts at 1:50. Includes Adam, Edge and Bono talking about him, a number of clips from the Sydney video, and footage of Salman Rushdie onstage with MacPhisto at Wembley.

  • RTÉ Archives: Salman Rushdie on Stage with U2 – James Forlong reports on the ZooTV tour after the first Wembley show. Includes another clip of MacPhisto with Salman Rushdie.

  • We're Going To Hell – MacPhisto makes a surprise return on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! (RED) Special, 22nd November 2016. This Christmas song with a twist is credited to The (RED) Pack (Jimmy Kimmel, Kristen Bell, Halsey, Neil Patrick Harris, DJ Khaled, The Killers, Julia Roberts and Channing Tatum), with MacPhisto making his grand entrance at 4:15.
  • We're Going To Hell – edited version, only including MacPhisto's part of the song.

  • Elvis Lives (part 1) – Bono participated in this 2002 tribute programme, speaking about the King's influence on MacPhisto at 13:29 (continued in part 2). Clips of MacPhisto and Elvis performing Can't Help Falling In Love are included for comparison.

  • The History Mix – U2 '90s montage taken from the bonus DVD that came with The Best Of 1990-2000. There are several brief clips of MacPhisto from the Lemon video and ZooTV concerts, including a voiceover taken from his speech in Madrid.

  • Zoomerang Commercial – advertisement for the Australian leg of the ZooTV tour in November 1993 (originally included on local pressings of the Numb single). Watch out for a couple of MacPhisto clips toward the end.

  • Making of Zooropa '93 – the second part of a Spanish documentary going behind the scenes of the ZooTV tour, featuring Willie Williams' guide to the stage setup and interviews with crew members. Includes a soundcheck of MacPhisto's telephone (9:09) and a peek inside his dressing room (10:32).

  • Subscribers Special: 'The truth is dead...' – behind-the-scenes video in which digital specialist Dalton Tyler explains "how Mr MacPhisto comes to life every night" with the help of a magic mirror on the EI Tour. Includes footage of his speech at the second Los Angeles show.

  • Mr MacPhisto Evolution – video clips and photographs from throughout MacPhisto's career, including parts of the Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me video, the Achtung Baby Easter Eggs, the Sydney DVD, and the first New York show on the EI Tour.

  • With Or Without You – a journey through history – compilation of renditions from each tour, including MacPhisto's performance in Adelaide.

  • U2 ZooTV Trailer – video montage from the Sydney DVD, which includes part of With Or Without You.

  • U2 – Egos and Icons '97 – part 5 of this MuchMusic documentary includes clips from the Lemon and Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me videos.

  • MacPhisto Coming Soon – a really cool fan-made trailer using audio clips of MacPhisto from a number of different shows. I love this!

  • MacPhisto Compilation – an amazingly wonderful montage of clips from the various concerts and videos, set to a remix of Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me. If you need a five-minute reminder of just how awesome MacPhisto is, then look no further. :D

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