Exclusive interview with British songwriter

Deezer's ongoing video series, Close Up, which gets up close and personal with iconic musicians across all genres, continues apace with award-winning British songwriter, Seal.

In keeping with the series' intimate conversations, it finds Seal opening up on the stories behind his own songs, and revealing the artists that inspire him.

Watch the video below to hear him discussing, amongst others, 'I Can See Clearly Now' by Jimmy Cliff - the first song he ever sang aged 11, which started him on his journey into music, and proved "the first time I understood the power of music."

Now, check out this exclusive playlist put together to accompany this latest instalment:


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