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Even Better Than The Real Thing

 (lyrics)
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This song has been played at the following 295 shows:

Various Dates
· 1992-08-07 - Hershey, Pennsylvania - Hershey Park Stadium
· 1993-05-07 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 2011-05-20 - Denver, Colorado - Invesco Field
· 2011-06-24 - Glastonbury, England - Glastonbury Festival

ZOO TV Tour
· 1992-02-29 - Lakeland, Florida - Lakeland Arena
· 1992-03-01 - Miami, Florida - Miami Arena
· 1992-03-03 - Charlotte, North Carolina - Charlotte Coliseum
· 1992-03-05 - Atlanta, Georgia - The Omni
· 1992-03-07 - Hampton, Virginia - Hampton Coliseum
· 1992-03-09 - Uniondale, New York - Nassau Coliseum
· 1992-03-10 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - The Spectrum
· 1992-03-12 - Hartford, Connecticut - Civic Center
· 1992-03-13 - Worcester, Massachusetts - The Centrum
· 1992-03-15 - Providence, Rhode Island - Providence Civic Center
· 1992-03-17 - Boston, Massachusetts - Boston Garden
· 1992-03-18 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Brendan Byrne Arena
· 1992-03-20 - New York, New York - Madison Square Garden
· 1992-03-21 - Albany, New York - Knickerbocker Arena
· 1992-03-23 - Montreal, Quebec - The Forum
· 1992-03-24 - Toronto, Ontario - Maple Leaf Gardens
· 1992-03-26 - Richfield, Ohio - Richfield Coliseum
· 1992-03-27 - Auburn Hills, Michigan - Palace Of Auburn Hills
· 1992-03-30 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Target Center
· 1992-03-31 - Rosemont, Illinois - Rosemont Horizon
· 1992-04-05 - Dallas, Texas - Reunion Arena
· 1992-04-06 - Houston, Texas - The Summit
· 1992-04-07 - Austin, Texas - Frank Erwin Center
· 1992-04-10 - Tempe, Arizona - Arizona State University Activity Center
· 1992-04-12 - Los Angeles, California - Sports Arena
· 1992-04-13 - Los Angeles, California - Sports Arena
· 1992-04-15 - San Diego, California - San Diego Sports Arena
· 1992-04-17 - Sacramento, California - Arco Arena
· 1992-04-18 - Oakland, California - Oakland Arena
· 1992-04-20 - Tacoma, Washington - Tacoma Dome
· 1992-04-21 - Tacoma, Washington - Tacoma Dome
· 1992-04-23 - Vancouver, British Columbia - P.N.E. Coliseum
· 1992-05-07 - Paris, France - Palais Omnisports De Bercy
· 1992-05-09 - Gent, Belgium - Flanders Expo Hall
· 1992-05-11 - Lyon, France - Halle Tony Garnier
· 1992-05-12 - Lausanne, Switzerland - Patinoire De Malley
· 1992-05-14 - San Sebastian, Spain - Velodrome Anoeta
· 1992-05-16 - Barcelona, Spain - Palau Sant Jordi
· 1992-05-18 - Barcelona, Spain - Palau Sant Jordi
· 1992-05-21 - Milan, Italy - Forum Di Assago
· 1992-05-22 - Milan, Italy - Forum Di Assago
· 1992-05-24 - Vienna, Austria - Donauinsel
· 1992-05-25 - Munich, Germany - Olympiahalle
· 1992-05-27 - Zurich, Switzerland - Hallenstadion
· 1992-05-29 - Frankfurt, Germany - Festhalle
· 1992-05-31 - London, England - Earl's Court Arena
· 1992-06-01 - Birmingham, England - NEC Arena
· 1992-06-04 - Dortmund, Germany - Westfalenhalle
· 1992-06-05 - Dortmund, Germany - Westfalenhalle
· 1992-06-08 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Scandinavium
· 1992-06-10 - Stockholm, Sweden - Globen
· 1992-06-11 - Stockholm, Sweden - Globen
· 1992-06-13 - Kiel, Germany - Ostseehalle
· 1992-06-15 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Sportpaleis Ahoy
· 1992-06-17 - Sheffield, England - Indoor Sports Arena
· 1992-06-18 - Glasgow, Scotland - Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
· 1992-06-19 - Manchester, England - G-Mex Center
· 1992-08-12 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Giants Stadium
· 1992-08-13 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Giants Stadium
· 1992-08-15 - Washington, District of Columbia - Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
· 1992-08-16 - Washington, District of Columbia - Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
· 1992-08-18 - Saratoga Springs, New York - Saratoga Raceway
· 1992-08-20 - Foxboro, Massachusetts - Foxboro Stadium
· 1992-08-22 - Foxboro, Massachusetts - Foxboro Stadium
· 1992-08-23 - Foxboro, Massachusetts - Foxboro Stadium
· 1992-08-25 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Three Rivers Stadium
· 1992-08-27 - Montreal, Quebec - Olympic Stadium
· 1992-08-29 - New York, New York - Yankee Stadium
· 1992-08-30 - New York, New York - Yankee Stadium
· 1992-09-02 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Veteran's Stadium
· 1992-09-03 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Veteran's Stadium
· 1992-09-05 - Toronto, Ontario - Canadian National Exhibition Stadium
· 1992-09-06 - Toronto, Ontario - Canadian National Exhibition Stadium
· 1992-09-09 - Pontiac, Michigan - Pontiac Silverdome
· 1992-09-11 - Ames, Iowa - Cyclone Stadium
· 1992-09-13 - Madison, Wisconsin - Camp Randall Stadium
· 1992-09-15 - Tinley Park, Illinois - World Music Ampitheater
· 1992-09-16 - Tinley Park, Illinois - World Music Ampitheater
· 1992-09-18 - Tinley Park, Illinois - World Music Ampitheater
· 1992-09-20 - St. Louis, Missouri - Busch Memorial Stadium
· 1992-09-23 - Columbia, South Carolina - Williams - Brice Stadium
· 1992-09-25 - Atlanta, Georgia - Georgia Dome
· 1992-10-03 - Miami, Florida - Joe Robbie Stadium
· 1992-10-07 - Birmingham, Alabama - Legion Field
· 1992-10-10 - Tampa, Florida - Tampa Stadium
· 1992-10-14 - Houston, Texas - Houston Astrodome
· 1992-10-16 - Irving, Texas - Texas Stadium
· 1992-10-18 - Kansas City, Missouri - Arrowhead Stadium
· 1992-10-21 - Denver, Colorado - Mile High Stadium
· 1992-10-24 - Tempe, Arizona - ASU Sun Devil Stadium
· 1992-10-27 - El Paso, Texas - Texas Sun Bowl
· 1992-10-30 - Los Angeles, California - Dodger Stadium
· 1992-10-31 - Los Angeles, California - Dodger Stadium
· 1992-11-03 - Vancouver, British Columbia - B.C. Place Stadium
· 1992-11-04 - Vancouver, British Columbia - B.C. Place Stadium
· 1992-11-07 - Oakland, California - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
· 1992-11-10 - San Diego, California - Jack Murphy Stadium
· 1992-11-12 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Sam Boyd Stadium
· 1992-11-14 - Anaheim, California - Anaheim Stadium
· 1992-11-21 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio De Los Deportes
· 1992-11-22 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio De Los Deportes
· 1992-11-24 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio De Los Deportes
· 1992-11-25 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio De Los Deportes
· 1993-05-09 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 1993-05-10 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 1993-05-11 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 1993-05-15 - Lisbon, Portugal - Estadio Jose Alvalade
· 1993-05-19 - Oviedo, Spain - Estadio Carlos Tartier
· 1993-05-22 - Madrid, Spain - Estadio Vicente Calderon
· 1993-05-26 - Nantes, France - Stade De La Beaujoire
· 1993-05-29 - Werchter, Belgium - Festival Grounds
· 1993-06-02 - Frankfurt, Germany - Waldstadion
· 1993-06-04 - Munich, Germany - Olympiastadion
· 1993-06-06 - Stuttgart, Germany - Cannstatter Wasen
· 1993-06-09 - Bremen, Germany - Weserstadion
· 1993-06-12 - Cologne, Germany - Muengersdorfer Stadion
· 1993-06-15 - Berlin, Germany - Olympiastadion
· 1993-06-23 - Strasbourg, France - Stade De La Meinau
· 1993-06-26 - Paris, France - The Hippodrome
· 1993-06-28 - Lausanne, Switzerland - Stade De La Pontaise
· 1993-06-30 - Basel, Switzerland - St Jakob's Stadion
· 1993-07-02 - Verona, Italy - Stadio Bentegodi
· 1993-07-03 - Verona, Italy - Stadio Bentegodi
· 1993-07-06 - Rome, Italy - Stadio Flaminio
· 1993-07-07 - Rome, Italy - Stadio Flaminio
· 1993-07-09 - Naples, Italy - Stadio San Paolo
· 1993-07-12 - Turin, Italy - Stadio Delle Alpi
· 1993-07-14 - Marseilles, France - Stade Velodrome
· 1993-07-17 - Bologna, Italy - Stadio Comunale
· 1993-07-18 - Bologna, Italy - Stadio Comunale
· 1993-07-23 - Budapest, Hungary - Népstadion
· 1993-07-27 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Gentofte Stadion
· 1993-07-29 - Oslo, Norway - Valle Hovin Stadion
· 1993-07-31 - Stockholm, Sweden - Stockholms Stadion
· 1993-08-03 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Goffert Park
· 1993-08-07 - Glasgow, Scotland - Celtic Park
· 1993-08-08 - Glasgow, Scotland - Celtic Park
· 1993-08-11 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1993-08-12 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1993-08-14 - Leeds, England - Roundhay Park
· 1993-08-18 - Cardiff, Wales - Arms Park
· 1993-08-20 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1993-08-21 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1993-08-24 - Cork, Ireland - Pairc Ui Chaoimh
· 1993-08-27 - Dublin, Ireland - RDS Showgrounds
· 1993-08-28 - Dublin, Ireland - RDS Showgrounds
· 1993-11-12 - Melbourne, Victoria - Melbourne Cricket Ground
· 1993-11-13 - Melbourne, Victoria - Melbourne Cricket Ground
· 1993-11-16 - Adelaide, South Australia - Football Park
· 1993-11-20 - Brisbane, Queensland - ANZ Stadium
· 1993-11-26 - Sydney, New South Wales - Sydney Football Stadium
· 1993-11-27 - Sydney, New South Wales - Sydney Football Stadium
· 1993-12-01 - Christchurch, New Zealand - Lancaster Park
· 1993-12-04 - Auckland, New Zealand - Western Springs Stadium
· 1993-12-09 - Tokyo, Japan - Egg Dome
· 1993-12-10 - Tokyo, Japan - Egg Dome

PopMart Tour
· 1997-04-25 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Sam Boyd Stadium
· 1997-04-28 - San Diego, California - Jack Murphy Stadium
· 1997-05-01 - Denver, Colorado - Mile High Stadium
· 1997-05-03 - Salt Lake City, Utah - Rice-Eccles Stadium
· 1997-05-06 - Eugene, Oregon - Autzen Stadium, U. of Oregon
· 1997-05-09 - Tempe, Arizona - ASU Sun Devil Stadium
· 1997-05-12 - Dallas, Texas - Cotton Bowl
· 1997-05-14 - Memphis, Tennessee - Liberty Bowl
· 1997-05-16 - Clemson, South Carolina - Death Valley Stadium
· 1997-05-19 - Kansas City, Missouri - Arrowhead Stadium
· 1997-05-22 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Three Rivers Stadium
· 1997-05-24 - Columbus, Ohio - Ohio Stadium
· 1997-05-26 - Washington, District of Columbia - Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
· 1997-05-31 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Giants Stadium
· 1997-06-01 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Giants Stadium
· 1997-06-03 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Giants Stadium
· 1997-06-08 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Franklin Field
· 1997-06-12 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Winnipeg Stadium
· 1997-06-14 - Edmonton, Alberta - Commonwealth Stadium
· 1997-06-15 - Edmonton, Alberta - Commonwealth Stadium
· 1997-06-18 - Oakland, California - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
· 1997-06-19 - Oakland, California - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
· 1997-06-21 - Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles Coliseum
· 1997-06-25 - Madison, Wisconsin - Camp Randall Stadium
· 1997-06-27 - Chicago, Illinois - Soldier Field
· 1997-06-28 - Chicago, Illinois - Soldier Field
· 1997-06-29 - Chicago, Illinois - Soldier Field
· 1997-07-01 - Foxboro, Massachusetts - Foxboro Stadium
· 1997-07-02 - Foxboro, Massachusetts - Foxboro Stadium
· 1997-07-18 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 1997-07-19 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feyenoord Stadium
· 1997-07-25 - Werchter, Belgium - Festival Grounds
· 1997-07-27 - Cologne, Germany - Butzweiler Hof
· 1997-07-29 - Leipzig, Germany - Festwiese
· 1997-07-31 - Mannheim, Germany - Maimarkt
· 1997-08-02 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Ullevi Stadion
· 1997-08-04 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Parken Stadium
· 1997-08-06 - Oslo, Norway - Valle Hovin Stadion
· 1997-08-09 - Helsinki, Finland - Olympic Stadium
· 1997-08-12 - Warsaw, Poland - Horse Track
· 1997-08-14 - Prague, Czech Republic - Strahov Stadium
· 1997-08-16 - Wiener Neustadt, Austria - Airfield
· 1997-08-18 - Nuremberg, Germany - Zeppelinfeld
· 1997-08-20 - Hannover, Germany - Expo Field
· 1997-08-22 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1997-08-23 - London, England - Wembley Stadium
· 1997-08-26 - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Botanic Gardens
· 1997-08-28 - Leeds, England - Roundhay Park
· 1997-08-30 - Dublin, Ireland - Lansdowne Road
· 1997-08-31 - Dublin, Ireland - Lansdowne Road
· 1997-09-02 - Edinburgh, Scotland - Murrayfield Stadium
· 1997-09-06 - Paris, France - Parc des Princes
· 1997-09-09 - Madrid, Spain - Estadio Vicente Calderon
· 1997-09-11 - Lisbon, Portugal - Estadio Jose Alvalade
· 1997-09-13 - Barcelona, Spain - Estadi Olimpic de Montjuie
· 1997-09-15 - Montpellier, France - Espace Grammont
· 1997-09-18 - Rome, Italy - Aerporte Del-Urbe
· 1997-09-20 - Reggio Emilia, Italy - Festival Site
· 1997-09-23 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Kosevo Stadium
· 1997-09-26 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Harbour Yard
· 1997-09-30 - Tel Aviv, Israel - Hayarkon Park
· 1997-10-26 - Toronto, Ontario - Skydome
· 1997-10-27 - Toronto, Ontario - Skydome
· 1997-10-29 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
· 1997-10-31 - Pontiac, Michigan - Pontiac Silverdome
· 1997-11-02 - Montreal, Quebec - Olympic Stadium
· 1997-11-08 - St. Louis, Missouri - Trans World Dome
· 1997-11-10 - Tampa, Florida - Houlihan's Stadium
· 1997-11-12 - Jacksonville, Florida - Municipal Stadium
· 1997-11-14 - Miami, Florida - Pro Player Stadium
· 1997-11-21 - New Orleans, Louisiana - Louisiana Superdome
· 1997-11-23 - San Antonio, Texas - Alamodome
· 1997-11-26 - Atlanta, Georgia - Georgia Dome
· 1997-11-28 - Houston, Texas - Houston Astrodome
· 1997-12-02 - Mexico City, Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
· 1997-12-03 - Mexico City, Mexico - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
· 1997-12-09 - Vancouver, British Columbia - B.C. Place Stadium
· 1997-12-12 - Seattle, Washington - The Kingdome
· 1998-01-27 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nelson Piquet Autodrome
· 1998-01-30 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Morumbi
· 1998-01-31 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Morumbi
· 1998-02-05 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - River Plate Stadium
· 1998-02-06 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - River Plate Stadium
· 1998-02-07 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - River Plate Stadium
· 1998-02-11 - Santiago, Chile - Estadio Nacional
· 1998-02-17 - Perth, Western Australia - Burswood Dome
· 1998-02-21 - Melbourne, Victoria - Waverley Park
· 1998-02-25 - Brisbane, Queensland - ANZ Stadium
· 1998-02-27 - Sydney, New South Wales - Sydney Football Stadium
· 1998-03-05 - Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome
· 1998-03-11 - Osaka, Japan - Osaka Dome
· 1998-03-16 - Cape Town, South Africa - Green Point Stadium
· 1998-03-21 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Johannesburg Stadium

All That You Can't Leave Behind Promo Tour
· 2000-10-19 - Paris, France - Manray Club

Elevation Tour
· 2001-04-10 - Calgary, Alberta - Saddledome
· 2001-04-12 - Tacoma, Washington - Tacoma Dome
· 2001-04-13 - Vancouver, British Columbia - GM Place
· 2001-04-17 - San Diego, California - San Diego Sports Arena
· 2001-04-19 - San Jose, California - San Jose Arena
· 2001-04-24 - Anaheim, California - Arrowhead Pond
· 2001-05-16 - Chicago, Illinois - United Center
· 2001-05-28 - Montreal, Quebec - Molson Centre
· 2001-05-31 - Buffalo, New York - HSBC Arena
· 2001-06-09 - Boston, Massachusetts - Fleet Center

360° Tour
· 2011-03-30 - La Plata, Argentina - Estadio Ciudad de La Plata
· 2011-04-02 - La Plata, Argentina - Estadio Ciudad de La Plata
· 2011-04-03 - La Plata, Argentina - Estadio Ciudad de La Plata
· 2011-04-09 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Morumbi
· 2011-04-10 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Morumbi
· 2011-04-13 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Morumbi
· 2011-05-11 - Mexico City, Mexico - Azteca Stadium
· 2011-05-14 - Mexico City, Mexico - Azteca Stadium
· 2011-05-15 - Mexico City, Mexico - Azteca Stadium
· 2011-05-21 - Denver, Colorado - Invesco Field
· 2011-05-24 - Salt Lake City, Utah - Rice-Eccles Stadium
· 2011-05-29 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Canad Inns Stadium
· 2011-06-01 - Edmonton, Alberta - Commonwealth Stadium
· 2011-06-04 - Seattle, Washington - Qwest Field
· 2011-06-07 - Oakland, California - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
· 2011-06-17 - Anaheim, California - Angel Stadium
· 2011-06-18 - Anaheim, California - Angel Stadium
· 2011-06-22 - Baltimore, Maryland - M&T Bank Stadium
· 2011-06-26 - East Lansing, Michigan - Spartan Stadium
· 2011-06-29 - Miami, Florida - Sun Life Stadium
· 2011-07-02 - Nashville, Tennessee - Vanderbilt Stadium
· 2011-07-05 - Chicago, Illinois - Soldier Field
· 2011-07-08 - Montreal, Quebec - Hippodrome de Montréal
· 2011-07-09 - Montreal, Quebec - Hippodrome de Montréal
· 2011-07-11 - Toronto, Ontario - Rogers Centre
· 2011-07-14 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Lincoln Financial Field
· 2011-07-17 - St. Louis, Missouri - Busch Stadium
· 2011-07-20 - East Rutherford, New Jersey - New Meadowlands Stadium
· 2011-07-23 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - TCF Bank Stadium
· 2011-07-26 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Heinz Field
· 2011-07-30 - Moncton, New Brunswick - Magnetic Hill Music Festival Site




All in all, we've found 5 different snippets played during Even Better Than The Real Thing:

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, Congratulations, Miami, Movin' On Up, Unchained Melody



Even Better Than The Real Thing lyrics

Give me one more chance
And you'll be satisfied
Give me two more chances
You won't be denied
Well my heart is where it's always been
My head is somewhere in between
Give me one more chance
Let me be your lover tonight
(Check it out)

You're the real thing
Yeah the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Child...

Give me one last chance
And I'm gonna make you sing
Give me half a chance
To ride on the waves that you bring
You're honey child to a swarm of bees
Gonna blow right through you like a breeze
Give me one last dance
We'll slide down the surface of things

You're the real thing
Yeah the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Child...
We're free to fly the crimson sky
The sun won't melt our wings tonight
Oh now...here she comes
Take me higher
Take me higher
You take me higher
You take me higher

You're the real thing
Yeah the real thing
You're the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Even better than the real thing
Even better than the real thing
















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