It's coming out this year

Gwen Stefani has confirmed the release date of her new album.

The follow up to 2004’s ’Love Angel Music Baby’ is set to appear on December 4.

Although the title has not yet been announced, various fan websites are speculating that it will be called ’Sweet Escape’.

As previously reported, the singer has again teamed up with Pharrell Williams, Akon, Swizz Beatz and No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal.

She told MTV News: “There’s a lot of songs that were left over from the last album, and there’s some new songs I did with Pharrell. There’s a lot of Pharrell on this record. I did some stuff with Tony and some stuff with Akon.”

Possible tracks which may appear on the album, include ‘Fluorescent Lights’, ‘Candyland’, ‘Wind It Up’, ‘Breaking Up’ and ‘Orange County Girl’.

Stefani is also set to release a live DVD ‘Harajuku Lovers Live’. It was shot by Sophie Muller in her hometown of Anaheim, California. No release date has been announced.