Is Seal Still Making New Music?

Seal, the soul singer and former partner of supermodel Heidi Klum, has not been making headlines in the last few years. However, this does not mean the singer-songwriter has been doing nothing. Seal is still around, but he has changed the direction of his career ever so slightly.



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Seal has popped up here and there over the last few years. In 2011 he was caught up in a controversy when he performed at a banquet in occupied Chechnya. One year later, Heidi Klum filed for a divorce from Seal which was finalized in 2014. Also, he has been showing up on a few hit reality shows, both in the U.S. and internationally. So, what is Seal up to now? Is he still making music? Will fans ever get a new Seal album? Here are the facts.

8 He Rose To Prominence In The 1990s

For those who don’t know, Seal is a soul and R&B singer who became a household name in 1996 when his track “Kiss From A Rose,” became a sensational hit. The song was originally recorded for the soundtrack of the movie Batman Forever, and although the film got mixed reviews from critics and Batman fans, its soundtrack is one of the most popular movie soundtracks from the 1990s. Seal’s song was so popular that it earned him several awards and nominations, including Grammys for both Record and Song of The Year.

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7 His Last Album Was Released In 2017

As of 2022, Seal has released 10 studio albums, 4 live albums, 2 compilation albums, and 2 box sets. His last album, Standards, was a cover album released in 2017. The album features Seal covering several classic tracks including “Luck Be A Lady,” “I Put a Spell on You,” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” It was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category but did not win. Although it was yet another successful addition to his discography it was his last studio album, but why?

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6 He Only Wants To Make Singles Now

Well, the reason we have yet to receive another Seal album is because Seal does not want to make more albums. However, he does still want to make music. According to an interview in Billboard magazine, Seal wants to record and release singles from now on, not full albums. Seal maintains that this method of writing and recording will give him more freedom as an artist and will put less pressure on him as an artist. It is easier to record and release one song at a time than it is to do the same with ten or more songs, as most record companies demand. But if this style of recording gives him more freedom, why is he taking so long to record something?


5 He Collaborated With Claptone In 2021

Well, he did record something, quite recently to. While fans are still waiting for Seal to drop his next track, there are still plenty of songs they can enjoy. The latest single with Seal attached came out in 2021, and it was a collaboration with Claptone called “Just A Ghost.” However, Seal was only a featured artist on the song, not the lead singer. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard charts.

4 He’s Been Making Appearances On The Masked Singer

Seal has been slow to make new music, but as said before he has still been busy. He was a vocal coach on The Voice Australia for three seasons before parting with the show in 2014, but returned in 2017. He was also in season two of The Masked Singer as The Leopard and he made a guest appearance on the third season of Masked Singer France. Also, he played Pontious Pilate in Tyler Perry’s musical rendition of The Passion which aired on FOX in 2016. As one can see, Seal has been quite busy the last few years.

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3 He’s Slowly Getting Into Vlogging

Seal is not huge on social media, although he does have a Twitter account, which is fairly standard for celebrities in this day and age. Seal has slowly begun to venture into vlogging. In early 2022 he began to post more frequently on his YouTube channel and in 2021 he joined TikTok.

2 Seal Has Yet To Announce His Next Single

Sorry to disappoint any Seal fans reading this hoping to learn when he will release his next single, but no one knows when that might be. Seal has yet to announce his next project or what he is currently working on. However, Seal does tend to take his time when it comes to recording. Most of his albums were recorded between 2 to 4 years apart from each other, on average. Sometimes fans had to wait as long as five years for a new Seal track. Fans shouldn’t be too worried, Seal just likes to take his time.


1 In Conclusion, Yes, But…

So, to summarize, yes Seal is still making music, but as of July 2022 when he will release his next single remains unknown. Fans can, and most likely will, speculate about the singer’s plans but can take solace in the extensive body of work he has already given them.

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