Manuel Paulo de Carvalho Costa (born in Lisbon, May 15th 1947) is a Portuguese singer/songwriter. He started in the band "Os Sheiks", known as the "Portuguese Beatles", ended in 1968 by his call to the Portuguese army. When back from the army, he was a part of various projects (Fluido e Thilo´s Combo) before starting his solo career. He participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with the song 'E Depois do Adeus'. This song is widely know in Portugal as being a trigger for the start of the "Revolução dos Cravos" in the 25th April of 1974 that ended with a long dictatorship.