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Seal (musician)

Seal (born February 19, 1963) is a British soul, rap and rock musician. He is also left handed.

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.

His music was popular for a while in the 1990s. Featured vocalist on the Adamski single, "Killer", which was a UK number one hit in 1990, he subsequently had solo hits such as "Crazy", "Prayer for the Dying", and "Kiss from a Rose" (theme from the film, Batman Forever).

He released a demo recording in 1989 and his first single called "Killer" was released in 1990 by after signing a contract to Sire Records.

In 1995, he released a single called "Kiss From A Rose" from Batman Forever and "Fly Like An Eagle" (originally recorded by Steve Miller Band) released from Space Jam in 1996.

He has released 3 eponymous (self-titled) albums in 1991, 1994 and 2003.

Seal's new eponymous 2003 album is due sometime in the summer and the first single released off the album called is "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