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<< Back and Warner Bros. Records Offer an Exclusive Seal Interview and Multiple Tracks from the Grammy Award-Winning Musician's Upcoming CD

SEATTLE--Aug. 28, 2003--In anticipation of the September 9, 2003 release of Grammy(R) Award-winning musician Seal's latest CD, "Seal IV," (Nasdaq:AMZN) and Warner Bros. Records are giving fans the opportunity to view an exclusive twenty minute Seal interview and listen to three, full length tracks from Seal's not-yet-released album.

Beginning today, customers who pre-order "Seal IV" will be given immediate access, via a video stream, to an in-depth interview with Seal. Pre-order customers will also be able to listen to three full length songs from the upcoming album, two of which are exclusives.

Conducted this month in Beverly Hills, the exclusive, intimate interview, which will be available to customers who pre-order "Seal IV," features the musician discussing his experiences writing and recording the new album, including his fruitful creative partnership with long-standing producer Trevor Horn. Seal also addresses his passion for technology and favorite hi-tech gadgets, his musical evolution, the recording artists who inspire him, and the reason behind his unusual creative choice to name three albums "Seal."

"It's been five years since my last album was released, and I'm eager to share my thoughts and inspirations for 'Seal IV,'" said the British-born musician. " provides an innovative way for me to speak directly with music lovers and to share not-yet-released tracks with fans who pre-order my new CD," said Seal.

"This is a great example of how artists, labels, and retailers can join forces to create a rewarding music buying experience," said Bill Carr, director of Books, Music, Video and DVD for "Together we are offering music fans the instant gratification that comes from hearing full length cuts from not-yet-released albums by their favorite artists."

Beginning today, customers who pre-order "Seal IV" will receive immediate access to the following content:

  • An exclusive twenty minute interview with Seal, available via video stream.
  • Streams of two exclusive tracks off the new album, "Loneliest Star" and "Tinsel Town," as well as a stream of the song "Heavenly . . . (Good Feeling)."

A downloadable version of "Heavenly . . . (Good Feeling)" will also be available to all customers.

In keeping with its commitment to offering everyday low prices on the hottest new releases, is offering "Seal IV" to customers for $12.98, a 32 percent discount off the list price of $18.98.

To learn more about this exclusive promotion, or to pre-order "Seal IV," visit:

About "Seal IV"

"Seal IV" features eleven new songs. Produced by Trevor Horn, the album marks the extraordinary reunion of one of the most successful studio collaborations in recent musical memory. Together, Seal and Horn have accounted for worldwide album sales of over twelve million units, as well as such era-defining hits as "Crazy," "Prayer For The Dying," and "Kiss From A Rose," the 1996 Grammy(R) winner for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

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