'It's not working, is it?' the singer admits
Watch fan-recorded video of Doherty‘s tribute by scrolling down now.
The declaration caused sections of the crowd to laugh, although a good-natured Doherty took it in his stride. “Well, good bless Michael Jackson anyway,” he continued, before raising his hat to the singer.
Ironically, Doherty had managed to play a fairly straight version of ‘Billie Jean’ at Festival Beauregard in France on July 3 – although he again abandoned the track after roughly a minute, saying “sorry” to the crowd.
Watch Doherty‘s Michael Jackson tribute’s below.