Dutch flag 11th May 1993
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Feyenoord Stadium


[Desire ends with MacPhisto crying "I'll huff... and I'll puff... and I'll blow your house down!  I have a vision!  I have a vision! What a night... what a show... what a life... what a job. I have a vision!"]

MacPhisto: "Eurovision. Eurovision! How are we all tonight, then?"

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "I think you're just about the most intelligent rock 'n' roll audience, perhaps in the world. That's of course because you like me! Off with the horns, on with the show. Well, what a thing rock 'n' roll turned out to be, then. What do you think of it, young lady? Do you think I'm exciting?"

Crowd: [cheers and wolf whistles]

MacPhisto: "I was there when it started, you know. Way back in the '50s, I had a great idea – African rhythm and European sense of melody. Put the two together and – schmooks! – we had a very exciting movement. And we've come a long way, haven't we!"

Crowd: "Yeah!"

MacPhisto: "Everybody's into it now. Lady Diana's into it... do you think Queen Bea would be into it? Shall we give her a call and find out?"

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Now you'll have to be a little patient – sometimes she's quite hard to get through to. She's a busy girl, you know. So am I..."

[dialling tone]

MacPhisto: "Queen Beatrix, let me see."

[dials]

MacPhisto: "Oh-seven-oh, three-five-six, four-zero-zero-zero. And who says I don't give out my famous friends' phone numbers? We're all kind of family here, aren't we!"

Crowd: [cheer]

Man: "Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst."

MacPhisto: "Hello?"

Man: "Ja?"

MacPhisto: "Hello, I wish to speak to Queen Beatrix. ...Hello?"

Man: "Yeah, I've said hello."

MacPhisto: "Do you speak any English?"

Man: "Little bit."

MacPhisto: "If, if you could be patient with me, I'm, I'm, um... I'm here with a few friends, and we're just trying to find out... we're just trying to find out if Queen Beatrix is a fan of rock 'n' roll. Do you think she'd like rock 'n' roll music, or would it be, perhaps, too loud for her? ...Hello?"

[man hangs up]

Crowd: [boos and whistles]

MacPhisto: "Well, now! The last time a royal hung up on me, I sent the House of Windsor into flames!"

[Ultra Violet begins]


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