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

Bridgestone Arena


[Desire ends]

Bono: "Desire... greed... show-offiness... lust... deceit... vanity – all the essentials for a showman like myself. And of course... a licence... to just... look in the mirror." [approaches tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]

MacPhisto: [inhales admiringly] "Ohh. Very... revealing!" [sniggers]

Crowd: [whoops and applause]

MacPhisto: "Ahhh! Please allow me to introduce myself. I'm a man of wealth and taste. Been around for many a long year, stole many a man's soul..." [laughing] "...to waste, oh god. I was there in Charlottesville, when the KKK Sieg Heiled!" [gives Nazi salute] "...together. Made damn sure the President's hands... were full with 'Stormy' weather." [sniggers] "You can't make this shit up!"

Crowd: [laughter and cheers]

MacPhisto: "Ha ha ha! Seriously! People spying on themselves..." [wheezy laugh] "...with their telephones, and their ones and zeroes." [laughing] "Oh, god. Myself and Comrade Putin had a real laugh about that." [chuckles] "Anyway, Nashville. Pleased to meet you. Hope you guessed my name."

Crowd: [cheers and applause]

MacPhisto: "My name is MacPhisto, actually..."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "...though sometimes, I dress up as Mick Jagger." [sniggers]

Crowd: [laughter and applause]

MacPhisto: "But just one thing..." [whispers] "Nashville, Tennessee."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "You know when you don't believe that I exist, that's when I do my best work." [sniggers]

[Acrobat begins]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can FEEL THE ENEMY! You can FEEL!" [raises and waves his arms]


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