Pharrell Williams to release new album

PTI| Updated: Dec 20, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

London: Singer Pharrell Williams is set to release his first solo album in eight years after collaborating with Daft Punk and Robin Thicke.

The `Get Lucky` star has signed to Columbia Records for the release, which will follow his 2006 LP `In My Mind`, reported Contactmusic.

The album will feature his track `Happy` which he recently recorded for the world`s first 24 hour-long music video.

It featured the 40-year-old rapper and producer along with cameos from Odd Future, Magic Johnson, Steve Carrell and Jimmy Kimmel - dancing through the streets of Los Angeles.

Pharrell has had a successful year in music, after collaborating with Robin Thicke for the hit `Blurred Lines` and working with Daft Punk on their comeback single `Get Lucky`.