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Seal: Apollo, Manchester

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 10 December 2012

"C'MON," says Seal, holding back the first verse of his signature tune 'Killer' until the audience is clapping from front row to back. Then he leaps into the crowd, singing from the aisles as flashbulbs pop and people grin in disbelief, making the a capella ending as incongruous as it is eerie: "It's the loneliness that's the killer."

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