The 20 year-old singer from Catalonia, who styles himself as a surfer dude and writes his own songs and music, failed to break Spain's terrible record at Eurovision producing instead an ear-popping moment during the live performance in Kiev when reached the chorus crescendo of “Do it for my lover”.
His strangled rendition has become an internet sensation as the butt of a million jokes, most of which involve cockerel comparisons.
Here is a selection of the best:
But chickens were not the only farmyard animal that drew comparison.
The high-pitched refrain was also likened to the sound that could be made by a mandrake, the plant in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets that emits a deafening screech that can be fatal to those that hear it.
Or the sort of sound that makes young children cry...
It was the fifth time in Eurovision history that Spain has come last, although Manel's entry did manage to escape the stigma of nul points, securing a solid ‘five' instead.
Next year's Eurovision will be held in Lisbon thanks to the win by 27-year-old Portuguese entry, Salvador Sobral.
Tweeting from his own account after the competition ended, Navarro did show that he may not have a great singing voice, but he can at least take a joke.
Aunque se haya colado un invitado no deseado... 🙄🙄🙄 pic.twitter.com/eydtmSirai— Manel Navarro Music (@ManelNMusic) May 13, 2017