NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 16: Musician Pharrell Williams performs onstage at the 63rd NBA All-Star Game 2014 at the Smoothie King Center on February 16, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images
Does it count as a surprise album if the lead time is ten days? And if the artist in question has already been promoting himself and his music for the better part of a year? Anyway: Pharrell has an album called G I R L, and it will be out March 3. March 3! Now you have a reason to live through February.