Pharrell Williams unveils release date for NERD comeback album
No_One Every Really Dies marks the band’s first record in seven years.
Singer Pharrell Williams has unveiled the date for his band NERD’s comeback album next month.
No_One Every Really Dies will hit the shelves on December 15, marking the funk band’s first studio record in seven years, following 2010’s Nothing.
The Happy singer shared a picture of the album title over a photo of a mouth with foil-capped teeth and a protruding tongue.
NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES. DECEMBER 15 pic.twitter.com/iMWSIPVns8— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) November 22, 2017
It follows shortly after the release of their first single in years, featuring a rap from Barbadian star, Rihanna.
Fans have already shared their delight over the update on Twitter, with one posting: “I’m at work containing my screams! *marks calendar*”
I’m at work containing my screams! *marks calendar*— 🖖🏽 (@kuhRISSten) November 22, 2017
Another added: “We have been waiting so long! Yaaaaasssss!!!!!”
We have been waiting so long! Yaaaaasssss!!!!!— Mel's a Weirdo (@melnthemillers) November 22, 2017
However, there were some more negative reviews about the apparent choice of album artwork.
“I really hope thats not the cover,” commented one, while another added: “the sight of this aluminum foil made me cringe…”
I really hope thats not the cover though— amir (@VehementFather) November 22, 2017
Others suggested it looked more like a Miley Cyrus album.
Looks kind of like a Miley Cyrus album cover.— Bleezy Bonus Features (@DBleezyJonez) November 22, 2017
N.E.R.D – made up of Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley – confirmed they were working on new music in 2015, but have been quiet ahead of its release.