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Conan Osiris

Conan Osiris is the artist name of 30-year-old Tiago Miranda. He will sing for Portugal at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. Conan was born in Lisbon on 5 January, the same day as Hayao Miyazaki, the animation movie director that created 'Future Boy Conan' from where Tiago took inspiration for his name. The other half of his name, Osiris, comes from Egyptian Mythology from the symbol of rebirth and resurrection.

Not only can Conan sing, but he is also a self-taught dancer, songwriter, composer and producer. While he formally studied Art and Design, he claims to have more closely examined people’s lives - perhaps that is why he has also worked at the most iconic sex shop in Lisbon.

Conan had his recording debut in 2014 with an instrumental album called Silk. Then, in 2016, he released the Música Normal (Normal Music) album about which he stated: "Normal music is any music that can be absorbed by a living being. Normal music is the kind of music suited for whatever you want to do: to laugh, to cry, to dance, to travel, to take a shower…"

In December 2017, Conan released his third record, Adoro Bolos (I Love Cakes), and in 2018, he made his TV debut on RTP’s popular late-night show, 5 Para a Meia-Noite. The show is hosted by Filomena Cautela, one of the hosts from the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon.

In late 2018, he was invited by RTP to compose a song for Festival da Canção, Portugal's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest and he decided to sing his song himself. Telemóveis won the competition with the maximum number of points form both the jury and audience.

Lyrics of Telemóveis

Eu parti o telemóvel
A tentar ligar para o céu
Pa saber se eu mato a saudade
Ou quem morre sou eu

Quem mata quem, quem mata quem, mata?
Quem mata quem?
Nem eu se
Quando eu souber eu não ligo a mais ninguém

Se a vida ligar, se a vida mandar mensagem,
Se ela não parar e tu não tiveres coragem de atender
Tu já sabes o que é que vai acontecer
Eu vou descer a minha escada e vou
Estragar o telemóvel
O telelé
Eu vou partir o telemóvel
O teu e o meu
E eu vou estragar o telemóvel
Eu quero viver
E escangalhar o telemóvel

E se eu partir o telemóvel?
Eu só parto aquilo que é meu
Tou pa ver se a saudade morre
Vai na volta quem morre sou eu

Quem mata quem mata?
Eu nem sei
A chibaria nunca viu nascer ninguém

Eu partia telemóveis
Mas eu nunca mais parto o meu
Eu sei que a saudade tá morta
Quem mandou a flecha fui eu

Quem mandou a flecha fui eu
Fui eu
I broke the cell phone
Trying to call heaven
To find out if I kill 'saudade'
Or if I'm the one who dies

Who kills who, who kills who, kills? 
Who kills who?
I don't even know
When I find out I won't call anyone else

If life calls, if life sends a message,
If life doesn't stop and you don't have the courage to pick up
You already know what will happen
I’ll come down my stairs
And I’ll ruin the cell phone
The celli
I‘ll break the cell phone
Yours and mine 
And I’ll ruin the cell phone
I want to live
And to wreck the cell phone

What if I break the cell phone?
I only break what’s mine
Let's see if 'saudade' dies
Or if in the end I'm the one who dies

Who kills who, kills?
I don't even know
Snitchery never gave birth to anyone

I used to break cell phones
But I will never break mine again 
I know that 'saudade' is dead
It was me who shot the arrow

It was me who shot the arrow
It was me