Dutch flag 9th May 1993
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Feyenoord Stadium


[Desire ends with MacPhisto crying "I have a vision... I have a vision... Eurovision. Eurovision!"]

MacPhisto: "Off with the horns, on with the show. Eurovision..."

MacPhisto: [sings] "If you're feeling uptight, and things aren't going right, then you've got a song, you go ding, ding-a-dong!  If you're feeling funny, when the day ain't sunny, then you've got a song, it goes ding, ding-a-dong!  Ding-a-dong every hour!  Ding-a-dong in a shower!  Even when your lover has gone, gone, gone! ...Sing ding-ding-dong."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Eurovision."

Crowd: [singing] "Always look on the bright side of life! Do-do, do-do do-do do-do!"

[MacPhisto bows]

Crowd: [singing] "Always look on..."

MacPhisto: "Well, it's the last one, isn't it? It's the last Eurovision, tomorrow night. Yes, I feel like a whole era has come to an end. Pop music just won't be so exciting again, will it? I knew them all, you know – Lulu, and... the Brotherhood of Man... Teaching-In. I taught them everything they knew, I... I showed them what to do, I taught them who to be. I know you young people like your pop stars to be exciting." [shows off platform boots]

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Look what you've done to me. The last time I was here, I, I was only 5 feet 8. Now look at me, I'm gigantic. You've made me very famous and I thank you."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "I'd like to introduce you to my band. On the right we have Reggie the Dog. Quite a singer, Larry Mullen Junior. And the only soul boogie brother in the band, Adam Clayton-Campbell."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Round about this time every night, I make a phone call. Sometimes to the President of the United States. But tonight I'm going to call a taxi, to take me home."

[dials]

Woman: "Ja, goedenavond."

MacPhisto: "Hello?"

Woman: "Hello."

MacPhisto: "Hello, I'd like to order a taxi to take me home, I'm very tired."

Woman: "Yes?"

MacPhisto: "My name is MacPhisto."

Woman: "And the address?"

MacPhisto: "Oh, you know me."

Woman: "Yes?"

MacPhisto: "You know me very well."

Woman: [laughs uncertainly] "I don't know?"

MacPhisto: "But I know you..."

Woman: "Yes?"

MacPhisto: "...probably even better than you know yourself."

Woman: [laughs] "Ja, ja! How do you know me?"

[Ultra Violet begins]


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