SpongeBob SquarePants: The New Musical (Original Cast Recording)

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The New Musical (Original Cast Recording)
Compilation by Various Artists
First released September 22, 2017 Tracks 18
Label Masterworks Broadway Length 57:32

SpongeBob SquarePants: The New Musical (originally known as SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) is a musical based on the television series of the same name. The musical follows the denizens of the fictional city of Bikini Bottom under threat of a volcano.

The music was mostly written by pop and rock artists specifically for the musical. The only songs not to be written for the musical are "No Control", a cover of a David Bowie song, and two songs from the TV series, "Best Day Ever" and its theme song.

The musical received twelve Tony Award nominations and critical acclaim, with particular attention to the song number "I'm Not A Loser", They Might Be Giants's contribution, sung by the character of Squidward and a sea anemone chorus line.

The song "Bikini Bottom Day", reprised on the soundtrack and throughout the musical, was written by friend of the band Jonathan Coulton.


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Track Listing[edit]

The artists assigned to each song are the composers, not the cast members or the characters they portray.

# Title Artist Length
1 Prologue
2 Bikini Bottom Day Jonathan Coulton 6:12
3 No Control David Bowie and Brian Eno 3:17
4 BFF Plain White T's 2:41
5 When The Going Gets Tough T.I. 2:47
6 (Just A) Simple Sponge Panic! At The Disco 3:57
7 Daddy Knows Best Alex Ebert 2:53
8 Hero Is My Middle Name Cyndi Lauper 3:15
9 Super Sea Star Savior Yolanda Adams 4:44
10 Tomorrow Is The Flaming Lips 3:31
11 Poor Pirates Sara Bareilles 3:49
12 Bikini Bottom Boogie Steven Tyler and Joe Perry 2:11
13 Chop To The Top Lady Antebellum 2:26
14 (I Guess I) Miss You John Legend 3:41
15 I'm Not A Loser They Might Be Giants 4:38
16 Best Day Ever Andy Paley and Tom Kenny 4:19
17 Bikini Bottom Day (Reprise) Jonathan Coulton 2:04
18 SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg and Blaise Smith 0:47