2016 release. Since rocketing to fame as a finalist on the BBC's talent show themed television series I'd do Anything in 2008, Samantha Barks has starred in some of the most loved productions on the West End stage and beyond. Widely acclaimed for her breathtaking voice and emotive power, Samantha's heart-rending portrayal of Eponine in Les Misérables earned her an international reputation as a world-class interpreter of song. Now with over twenty million hits on both Spotify and Youtube and universally lauded touring productions of Oliver! And Cabaret under her belt, Samantha Barks presents her eponymous debut album. Driven by her passion for musical theatre and the timeless songs it has inspired, the album brings together the grand and great melodies of the genre into one spellbinding set. Released on June 10th 2016 by United Agents Records - the album promises to bring a fresh spark to old favorites, as Samantha lends her own lively and modern approach to songs such as 'As Long As He Needs Me' (from Oliver), 'This House Is Empty Now' (written by Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello), and of course, Les Misérables' 'On My Own'.