N.E.R.D. Release "Sandy Squirrel," "Patrick Star" from 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' Ahead of Release Date [LISTEN]
It's a very Spongebob Squarepants filled day for hip-hop trio N.E.R.D. Not only did Pharrell Williams, Shay Haley and Chad Hugo release the trippy, square music video for "Squeeze Me," but N.E.R.D.'s other The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water soundtrack contributions "Sandy Squirrel" and "Patrick Star" arrived online.
Fans of the long-running Nickelodeon show would obviously know that the new N.E.R.D. songs are named after Spongebob's two underwater BFFs, Sandy Squirrel and Patrick Star. And the lyrics of the songs seem to give away some major plot points for the upcoming second Spongebob feature film.
"Sandy Squirrel" hints that the movie will be filled with some romantic drama between Spongebob, Sandy and Mr. Krab's daughter, Pearl. "Sandy Squirrel / Life's an ocean and you're my world / I'm the oyster and you're the pearl / You're the only one for me / I'm sorry Mr. Krabs / Yes, I know the daughter you have / But, c'mon man, you can't be mad / I got a squirrel living under the sea," Pharrell sings in the chorus.
The music of "Sandy Squirrel" is incredibly tropical, and it feels more like a children's movie song than one of N.E.R.D.'s signature tracks, but it is a Nickelodeon film, after all.
As for the second character-themed song, it seems like Patrick is up above the ground for the first time, pining for life above the land. It's not about Spongebob or Sandy, but Patrick is looking for life elsewhere.
Like "Sandy Squirrel," "Patrick Star" is all about the children anthem, filled with hot hooks and just the right amount of funky guitar.
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is set to hit theaters on Feb. 6.