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Seal

 

  • Seal's facial scars are from discoid lupus erythematosus. Seal suffered from the skin condition when he was a teenager.
  • Seal was nominated for a Grammy award for 'Best Male Pop Vocal Performer' for the song 'Love's Divine' from the album titled Seal IV in 2005.
  • Seal was considered for the role of Selari in the James Bond film Casino Royale in 2006.
  • Seal has dated German super model Tatyana Patitz and Tyra Banks before meeting Heidi.
  • Seal made a comeback in the dance and club scenes when he co-wrote and sang on the hit song 'My Vision' by Jakkatu in 2002.
  • Seal completed an entire album, and realized that it was not up to his standards, and shelved the project without releasing a single track off of it, in 1999.
  • Seal left ZTT Records and signed on with Warner Bros Records in 1997.
  • Seal recorded a cover of the Steve Miller Band classic, 'Fly like an Eagle' for the Space Jam soundtrack.
  • Seal released a third single titled 'Kiss From a Rose' to a lukewarm response from fans and critics. It was later, when the single was used for the soundtrack in Batman Forever, that the song obtained worldwide recognition and success. 'Kiss From a Rose' went on to win two Grammy Awards, for 'Record of the Year' and 'Song of the Year'.
  • Seal cites his influences as being Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix, and Marvin Gaye.
  • Seal released his second self-titled album in 1994, and was a success with critics. It received a Grammy nomination for 'Album of the Year'.
  • Seal signed on with ZTT records and released his debut album in 1991. The album was self titled, Seal and produced by Trevor Horn.
  • Seal became noticed when he sang the vocals on the Adamski single, 'Killer'. The single reached #1 in the United Kingdom in 1990.
  • Seal never thought of becoming a performer as a child, instead he went to school to study architecture and engineering.
  • Seal’s wife, Heidi Klum gave birth to a baby boy, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces (3.9kg), on the 22nd November 2006. Heidi and Seal have named him Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel.
  • One of Seal's former managers won a court judgment in June 2006 after claiming he was owed commissions from the artist's first two albums. The judge ordered Seal to make an interim payment of $1.2 million.
  • In June 2006, Seal and his wife, Heidi Klum, announced they are expecting their third child together.
  • His song Crazy was covered by the band Mushroomhead in 2003 and also by singer Alanis Morrisette in 2005.
  • Seal was born as Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel in London, England. His parents, Adebisi & Francis Samuel are both immigrants. Seal went through a childhood battle with discoid lupus erythematosis, that left him permantly facially disfigured, and caused hair loss.
  • He is of Brazilian and Nigerian descent.
  • Seal married Heidi klum on May 10, 2005. They share three children named Leni, Henry, and Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel.
  • Seal owns a pair of black shoes with the lyrics of Kiss From A Rose printed on them

90's Hits

Crazy
Don't Cry
Kiss From A Rose

Jazz Music

A Change Is Gonna Come
Get It Together
Love's Divine
Waiting For You
Wedding Day

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Jayhen2
March 8, 2010 (4:58pm)
Seal great performer @ .977music.com.
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