Seal The Deal

Album: Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of Volbeat's sixth album. Volbeat guitarist Rob Caggiano told TeamRock the story behind the song: "We already had the album title before we wrote this song, and as is the case with all these songs they came together musically before we had any lyrics.

    But this song, to me, very much has the spirit of Motörhead in it. We were originally talking about covering a Motörhead song in tribute to Lemmy, but when Brandon from Teenage Bottlerocket passed away that kind of changed our plan. So we made the title track a kind of indirect tribute to Lemmy and Motörhead."
  • Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen told Bravewords.com the story behind the album title. "When I write, I'm pretty much locked into this bubble," he explained. "And sometimes when I come out, I have no idea where I've been or where I got the idea from. And going back to where I came up with the title, I really don't remember. I think it popped up when I was writing the song called 'Seal The Deal,' and things just popped up improvising, and I said, 'Well…that sounds pretty good.' And I pretty much used that title on every song somehow, because you can analyze the title in many different directions. So I think I came up with the title when I was writing the song 'Seal The Deal.'"

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