Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado is recording her third album in Los Angeles and says she hopes it will be finished "in the next couple of months."

Canadian vocalist Nelly Furtado is recording her third album in Los Angeles and says she hopes it will be finished "in the next couple of months," she writes on her official Web site. "It's got lots of surprises, so I can't tell you too much right now, but let's just say it's a whole lot of fun."

Furtado says she has already collaborated with the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams, Swollen Members, Jellestone and K'naan. Some of the tracks being eyed for inclusion are "Friend of Mine," "Vice," "Let My Hair Down," "Weak," "Hands in the Air," "Go," "Chill Boy and "Pretty Boy."

The as-yet-untitled new set will be released later this year or in early 2006 by Geffen/Interscope following its absorption of Furtado's former home, DreamWorks. It will be the follow-up to 2003's "Folklore," which debuted at No. 38 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 397,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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