Portuguese flag Sunday 16th September 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

Altice Arena


[Even Better Than The Real Thing ends]

MacPhisto: [sings] "Even the greatest stars... discover themself in the looking glass..." [approaches tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image] "Even the greatest stars..."

MacPhisto: "Ohh."

Crowd: [cheers and whistles]

MacPhisto: "Boa noite, Lisboa!"

Crowd: [cheers and applause]

MacPhisto: "Mr MacPhisto at votre service. Ha ha ha ha!"

Crowd: [whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "Oh... look at you. Look at you. Not a fascist in sight. What a disappointment!  I love..." [gives Nazi salute] "...f-- f-- fascists!" [wicked laugh]

Crowd: [boos and whistles]

MacPhisto: "Oh... oh, you don't? You love... ridiculous ideas like... Europe?"

Crowd: [cheers and applause]

MacPhisto: "Oh. I mean, what's the point in speaking different languages if you insist on understanding each other?" [sniggers]

Crowd: [whistles]

MacPhisto: "My people... Lisboa!  My people are everywhere. In Sweden, they call themselves Sweden Democrats. In France, they keep changing their name. In Italy, they have too many names. In Poland, they have names I... just can't pronounce. And in Hungary, they're just... hungry... for me!  Ha ha ha ha ha ha."

Crowd: [whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "So many names. So many names. But they all have one face... and it's mine. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!"

Crowd: [applause]

MacPhisto: "Oh, and Lisbon. Just remember – when you don't believe I exist... that's when I do... my best work."

[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!"


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