Seal @ The Halls Wolverhampton, September 2023

Seal @ The Halls,14th September 2023

Seal, the legendary British singer-songwriter, graced The Halls in Wolverhampton with a mesmerizing concert that left the audience spellbound. With his soulful voice, charismatic stage presence, and an impressive catalogue of hits, Seal delivered a night to remember for fans of all ages.


The concert opened with a dimly lit stage and the band started “Crazy,” one of Seal’s most iconic songs. As the spotlight shone on him, he stepped onto the stage, captivating the audience from the very first note. His voice, as rich and soulful as ever, sent shivers down the spines of those in attendance.


Seal effortlessly transitioned from one hit to another, flawlessly blending genres from soul to pop to R&B. Songs like “Deep Water”, “Violet”, “Bring It On” and “Prayer for the Dying” showcased his vocal prowess, while the energy in the arena soared during upbeat numbers like “Killer” and “Get It Together.”

He shared personal anecdotes between songs, giving fans insight into the stories and emotions behind the music. This made the concert feel like an evening spent with a close friend, rather than a distant celebrity.


The visual effects and lighting added an extra layer of magic to the show. As Seal sang “Future Love Paradise,” the backdrop transformed into a mesmerizing celestial display, transporting the audience to another world. The carefully choreographed lighting changes enhanced the emotional impact of each song, creating a truly immersive experience.

Seal’s band was a tight-knit ensemble of incredibly talented musicians who showcased their skills with impressive solos and harmonious arrangements. The chemistry between Seal and his band members was evident, contributing to the overall cohesion of the performance.


As the concert neared its conclusion, Seal brought the crowd to its feet when he left the stage and moved into the crowd to sing “Kiss From A Rose” which had everyone singing along. The encore included a heartfelt rendition of “Get It Together” and “Loves Divine” where he was joined by support for the tour Zia Victoria.


Seal’s performance tonight was nothing short of a musical masterpiece. His voice, stage presence, and the emotional connection he established with the audience made it a night to remember. It was a reminder of why Seal remains an iconic figure in the music industry, and his ability to captivate and move an audience is truly exceptional. If you ever have the chance to see Seal live in concert, do not miss it; you’ll be treated to an unforgettable experience.

Review and photographs: Andy Shaw

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