Music Birthday: Seal

🔊🥳Today, February 19, 1963, Seal, most recently cherished as the sassy and sensual Leopard Mask on The Masked Singer, was born Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, in Paddington, London, England. On February 16, 1996, his ‘Don’t Cry’ single peaked at no. 33 on the US Hot 100. The song was produced by Trevor Horn, and is included on “Seal II,” his second self-titled studio album. “Seal II” is also the album that spawned the multiple Grammy-winning ‘Kiss From a Rose,’ a song also included on the original soundtrack for 1995’s Batman Forever. On October 5, 2009, ‘Kiss From a Rose’ was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. 

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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