The dates will see Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo previewing material from their forthcoming second album...

N.E.R.D have announced two UK dates as they complete their second album.

After a busy year for The Neptunes, which has seen them complete their ‘Clones’ compilation and the forthcoming third Kelis album, their live band project return to the UK for two dates in November.

The shows are at:

Manchester Apollo (November 7)

London Brixton Academy (9)

For ticket availability call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The dates are expected to see Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo debut material from their new album ‘Fly Or Die’, due out in March 2004.