GRAMMY® award-winning global icon Seal will embark on a massive 30TH Anniversary Tour across North America this spring. Produced by Live Nation, he will team up with longtime producer and trusted collaborator Trevor Horn, who will take on the role of musical director for the run of shows; additionally, Horn’s acclaimed new wave band The Buggles will be featured as special guest performers.
The six-week run begins on April 25 in Phoenix, AZ at Arizona Financial Theatre and will make stops at famed venues such as the Beacon Theatre in New York, NY on May 23 and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on June 7. It concludes at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA on June 12. On Thursday, January 26, a special fan pre-sale will go live at 9AM local time followed by a Live Nation pre-sale at 10AM local time. General on-sale begins Friday, January 27 at 10AM local time. Full tour routing below. Tickets HERE.
The 30TH Anniversary Tour will commemorate three decades of his landmark self-titled debut album Seal(1991) and eponymous follow-up Seal II (1994). He will be performing the records in their entirety for the first time, delivering a set highlighted by classic chart-topping anthems such as “Crazy,” “Future Love Paradise,”“Killer,” and “Kiss From A Rose.” Expect soul staples and standards peppered throughout the set, showcasing the full spectrum of his incredible repertoire.
Seal also performed his iconic hit “Kiss From A Rose” last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Watch the performance HERE.
Last fall, he reissued Seal as the 4-CD/2-LP SEAL: DELUXE EDITION complete with rarities, a 12”x12” hardcover book that includes never-before-published photos and liner notes courtesy of Jim Farber, a previously unreleased 13-track concert performance, and more, with all music impeccably remastered by Trevor Horn. The set has been widely acclaimed: American Songwriter celebrated the set’s “incredible dance remixes,” while Paste proclaimed it one of “The 20 Best Album Reissues of 2022,” writing, “Looking back three decades later, Seal’s combination of pop, funk, rock and dance hit harder than we might have realized at the time.”
Seal notably reached RIAA platinum status in the United States, cracking the Top 30 of the Billboard 200. In the UK, it earned a double-platinum certification and captured #1 on the UK Album Charts. Describing the magic of this debut, Pitchforklikened it to “a vast, multi-sensory explosion of color and texture, a voice giving voice to something beautiful.”
Don’t miss what promises to be an unforgettable tour in honor of this landmark epic. Be on the lookout for more from Seal in 2023.
SEAL 2023 TOUR DATES
Tuesday, April 25 / PHOENIX AZ / ARIZONA FINANCIAL THEATRE
Friday, April 28 / HOUSTON TX / BAYOU MUSIC CENTER
Saturday, April 29 / AUSTIN TX / BASS CONCERT HALL
Sunday, April 30 / DALLAS TX / MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK
Tuesday, May 2 / NEW ORLEANS LA / SAENGER THEATRE
Thursday, May 4 / CHARLOTTE NC / OVENS AUDITORIUM
Saturday, May 6 / ATLANTA GA / FOX THEATRE
Sunday, May 7 / LOUISVILLE KY / LOUISVILLE PALACE
Wednesday, May 10 / WASHINGTON DC / THE ANTHEM
Thursday, May 11 / PHILADELPHIA PA / THE MET
Friday, May 12 / BOSTON MA / BOCH CENTRE WANG THEATRE
Monday, May 15 / TORONTO ON / MASSEY HALL
Wednesday, May 17 / INDIANAPOLIS IN / MURAT THEATRE @ OLD NATIONAL CENTRE
Friday, May 19 / MINNEAPOLIS MN / ORPHEUM THEATRE
Sunday, May 21 / DETROIT MI / FOX THEATRE
Tuesday, May 23 / NEW YORK NY / BEACON THEATRE
Friday, May 26 / ST. LOUIS MO / STIFEL THEATRE
Saturday, May 27 / CHICAGO IL / CHICAGO THEATRE
Tuesday, May 30 / DENVER CO / BELLCO THEATRE
Friday, June 2 / LAS VEGAS NV / VENETIAN THEATRE
Saturday, June 3 / LAS VEGAS NV / VENETIAN THEATRE
Tuesday, June 6 / OAKLAND CA / PARAMOUNT THEATRE
Wednesday, June 7 / LOS ANGELES CA / GREEK THEATRE
Saturday, June 10 / PORTLAND OR / KELLER AUDITORIUM
Monday, June 12 / SEATTLE WA / PARAMOUNT THEATRE
Wielding one of the most identifiable voices of all-time, Seal has left an indelible imprint on pop, R&B, soul, and dance music. Along the way, he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, generated over 1 billion streams, and garnered four GRAMMY® Awards, three BRIT Awards, Two Ivor Novello Awards, and one MTV VMA. As a versatile and vital force throughout popular culture, his catalog encompasses ubiquitous anthems such as “Killer,” “Crazy,” and “Kiss From A Rose,” which toppled the Billboard Hot 100 at #1, scored GRAMMY® Awards for “Record of the Year” and “Song of the Year” and adorned his quadruple-platinum 1994 epic, Seal II.
In retrospect, Stereogum likened it to a “radio wave sent out across the universe from a much, much prettier planet.” In addition to appearing in films by iconic directors such as Spike Lee and the late Joel Schumacher, his music has been celebrated with covers by Alanis Morissette, Bastille, and George Michael, to name a few. Speaking to his enduring influence, Seal notably appeared in John Hamburg’s Me Time alongside Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg, The Lonely Island’s cult classic Pop Star: Never Stop Never Stopping, Tyler Perry’s The Passion, America’s Got Talent, and The Masked Singer. Most recently, he earned a GRAMMY®Award nod in the category of “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” for Standards in 2019. Along the way, he has collaborated with everyone from Jeff Beck, Joni Mitchell, and Santana to P!nk, John Legend, and Gallant. However, Seal’s voice resounds louder than ever with more music in 2022 and beyond.
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