|Seal: Soul 2 Tour |
Seal (born 19 February 1963) is a British soul vocalist. 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.
After graduating with an architectural degree, Seal took various jobs around London, including electrical engineering and designing leather clothing. After a while, he began singing in local clubs and bars. He joined an English funk band called Push, touring Japan with the band in the mid-'80s. When he was in Asia, he joined a Thailand-based blues band. After a short time with that group, he traveled throughout India on his own. Seal combines Pop, R&B, rap and moody rock with a down-tempo dance vibe.
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