Helena Blackman's debut solo CD The Sound of Rodgers and Hammerstein will be released on February 14 by Speckulation Entertainment. Neil Eckersley and Paul Spicer have produced the album, which has musical direction by David Randall and orchestrations by Michael Bruce.

The 12-track recording will feature the singer delivering such classics as "I Enjoy Being a Girl," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," "Some Enchanted Evening," and "Climb Every Mountain." In addition, Jonathan Ansell and Daniel Boys join Blackman for duets of "I Have Dreamed" and "People Will Say We're in Love," respectively.

Blackman may be best known as runner-up from the BBC's reality show How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?. Her stage credits include a UK tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, and the West End première of Stephen Sondheim's Saturday Night. as well as The Wizard of Oz and Gypsy, among others.