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Seal shares "Soul 2" with Australia, North America

English R&B singer Seal plans to continue promoting last year's "Soul 2" with Australian and North American tour legs this spring and summer. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

English R&B singer Seal plans to continue promoting last year's "Soul 2" with Australian and North American tour legs this spring and summer.

The award-winning singer begins the road work next week with an April 10 performance in Melbourne, Australia, followed by four more shows Down Under. The North American portion of the trek gets underway July 6 in Montreal, and ventures through 21 cities across the continent. The summertime excursion is currently slated to conclude Aug. 11 in Santa Rosa, CA.

Tickets for some dates are available now at the performer's website.

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Seal released "Soul 2," his eighth studio effort, in November via Reprise Records. The 11-track set, produced in part by Trevor Horn and David Foster, contains soul classics, just like the preceding album, "Soul."

"It was something that we felt we wanted to do, but not in the typical way, so we went more for sort of connoisseurs' choices rather than the obvious hits," Seal explains at his website. "Essentially it's an album of love songs. However it's such as my habit that there has to be something that inspires me on a social-comment level and there has to be something that inspires me on a -- it's such an overused term, but on a spiritual level."

The latest release peaked at No. 8 on The Billboard 200 and at the top of the magazine's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

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April 2012
10 - Melbourne, Australia - Palais Theatre
11 - Adelaide, Australia - Adelaide Entertainment Centre
12 - Melbourne, Australia - Palais Theatre
17 - Gold Coast, Australia - Jupiters Hotel & Casino
19 - Sydney, Australia - Sydney Entertainment Centre

July 2012
6 - Montreal, Quebec - Montreal Jazz Festival
7 - Rama, Ontario - Casino Rama
10 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
11 - Mashantucket, CT - MGM Grand at Foxwoods
13 - Cohasset, MA - South Shore Music Circus
14 - Hyannis, MA - Cape Cod Melody Tent
17, 18 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
20 - Atlantic City, NJ - Ovation Hall
21 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Cain Park
22 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival
27 - Memphis, TN - Live at the Garden
28 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheater
29 - Nashville, TN - Tennessee Performing Arts Center
31 - St. Louis, MO - The Fabulous Fox Theatre

August 2012
1 - Tulsa, OK - Brady Theater
3 - Tucson, AZ - Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
4 - Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
6 - San Diego, CA - Humphrey's By The Bay
7 - Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live
9 - Santa Ynez, CA - The Chumash Casino Resort
11 - Santa Rosa, CA - Wells Fargo Center

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