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Adamski: Play for Today

Report and Interview by Sheryl Garratt, The Face, April 1990

First there were the raves, and a few imaginative DJs who mixed live music with the records.Then there was Adamski, and the madness that is ...

Seal: Seal (ZTT)

Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 25 June 1991

SEAL CLUBBING seemed an attractive option to many last year after the leather-clad lothario ascended our charts atop a naggingly crap Adamski riff and steadfastly ...


Review by Andy Gill, Q, September 1991

"AAAH, IT'S JUST BEEN NON-STOP," says Seal of his virtual year-long bout of promotional chores. "I just wanna get out and play. I'm not interested ...

Can Seal Handle Fame?

Profile and Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 28 November 1991

Or will success drive the British singer 'Crazy'? ...

Seal: It's a Bitch

Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, July 1994

WHEN SEAL first appeared on billboards all around Britain in 1991, he cut a vast, almost monumental figure. Hands on hips like a fashion model, ...

Seal: A Conjurer Of Lush Grooves

Interview by Simon Reynolds, The New York Times, 14 August 1994

What to call Seal’s blend of symphonic dance music and mystical lyrics? New Age funk? Progressive disco? Seal belongs to that strain of maverick, slightly ...

Seal: The Culler of Money

Report and Interview by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 22 July 1995

Camera-shy SEAL is poised for pan-global success with his latest 'Bat' single and new album, but can he balance a beachball on his nose? JOHNNY ...

Seal: Human Being (Warner Bros.) **½

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 10 December 1998

WITH HIS rippled six-foot-three body shouldering a face marked by scars that could be teen-idol stigmata, you can't quite hate Seal because he's beautiful. ...

Seal: Seal

Review by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 5 September 2003

GAVIN MARTIN welcomes back the gentle giant of soul who has a liking for calling his albums Seal. ...

Seal: Apollo, Manchester

Live Review by 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 ...

Seal and Adamski: How we made 'Killer'

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 11 March 2013

The singer and producer recall the acid house anthem that took them from illegal raves to stardom and a No 1 hit. ...


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