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Seal (musician)
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Seal (musician)

Seal (born February 19, 1963) is a British soul vocalist.

Seal was born Sealhenry Olusegun Olumide Samuel, in Paddington, England. His parents were Adebisi Samuel, a Nigerian immigrant, and Francis Samuel, a Brazilian immigrant. A childhood bout of lupus left him with distinctive facial scarring. After school, he studied architecture and engineering.

Featured vocalist on the Adamski single, "Killer", which was a UK number one hit in 1990 (he signed a contract to Sire Records), he subsequently had solo hits such as "Crazy", "Prayer for the Dying", and "Kiss from a Rose" in 1995, which appeared in the film Batman Forever. In 1996 he covered the Steve Miller Band's "Fly Like an Eagle" for the Space Jam soundtrack.

He has released three self-titled albums in 1991, 1994 and 2003.

The first single released of the 2003 album was called "Get It Together".

Seal Discography
Year Title Label
1991 Seal (1991) Sire Records
1994 Seal (1994) Sire Records
1998 Human Being Sire Records
2003 Seal (2003) Sire Records

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