Pharrell has reunited with his old songwriting partners Chad Hugo and Shay Haley to put out a new N.E.R.D. track for the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants movie. The tropical-sounding “Squeeze Me” is their first collaboration since their 2010 album Nothing, though the trio reunited at Odd Future’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival earlier this year. “We’re trying not to think too much in a cartoon sense, but more just like a psychedelic, otherworldy type of thing,” Hugo told Variety. If you want to draw a parallel, maybe think of what the Beatles did with Yellow Submarine.” Listen below.
“Squeeze Me” will be out officially on 1/6. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is out on 2/6.