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Let it Grow is a song sung in The Lorax (film) in the final scene, as a crowded plant's the very last truffula tree seed.

Lyrics

Crowd song

Cy: You don't know me, but my name's Cy
I'm just the O'Hare delivery guy
But it seems like trees might be worth a try
So I say, Let it grow

Dan: My name is Dan
Rose: And my name's Rose
Both: Our son Wesley kind of glows
And that's not good, so we suppose
We should let it grow

Mrs. Wiggins: Let it grow, Let it grow
(crowd joins in) You can't reap what you don't sow
Plant a seed inside the Earth
Just one way to know it's worth
Let's celebrate the world's Rebirth
We say Let it Grow

Marie: My name's Marie, and I am three
I would really like to see a tree
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-lee
I say let it grow

Norma: I'm Grammy Norma, I'm old and I've got gray hair
But I remember when trees were everywhere
And no one had to pay for air
So I say, Let It Grow!

Citizens: Let It Grow, Let It Grow
Like it did so long ago
It's just one tiny seed
But it's all we really need
It's time to change the life we lead
Time to Let It Grow

O'Hare: My name's O'Hare, I'm one of you
I live here in Thneedville too
The things you say just might be true
It might be time to start anew
And maybe change my point of view

(music stops)

Nah! (chuckles) I say let it die!
Let it die, Let it die
Let it shrivel up and-
Come on, who's with me, huh?
Marie: Nobody.
Cy: You greedy dirtbag!

(music resumes)

Citizens: Let it grow, Let it grow
Let the love inside you show
Plant a seed inside the Earth
Just one way to know its worth
Let's celebrate the world's rebirth
We say Let it Grow

Let It Grow, Let It Grow
You can't reap what you don't sow
It's just one tiny seed
But it's all we really need
It's time to banish all your greed
Imagine Thneedville flowered and treed
Let this be our solemn creed
Once-ler: Thank you, Ted.

Citizens: We say Let It Grow (In Thneedville)
We say Let It Grow (It's a brand new dawn)
We say Let It Grow (In Thneedville)
We say Let It Grow (It's A Brand New Dawn)

Let it Grow (Celebrate the World)

Plant a seed inside the Earth

Just one way to know it's worth

When we celebrate the world, Celebrate the world

Come on and celebrate the world, Celebrate the world.

All you gotta do, All you gotta do is

Live your life true, live your life, be true and

Never be afraid, never be afraid to grow, grow

It doesn't matter how you got it

It's yours now, don't you hide it

Let it grow, Let it grow

Let the love inside you show it

Just one way to know you're worth it

Let it grow, Let it grow

Just believe and you're almost there

Use your heart to show you care

Come on and celebrate the world, Celebrate the world

Come on and celebrate the world, Yeah

All you gotta do, All you gotta do is

Live your life be true, live your life be true

Never be afraid, never be afraid to grow, grow

It doesn't matter how you got it

It's yours now, don't you hide it

Let it grow, Let it grow

Let the love inside you show it

Just one way to know you're worth it

Let it grow, Let it grow

It's your turn now

To show your world now

Open up your heart and let it grow

It's your turn now

To show your world now

Open up your heart and let it grow

It doesn't matter how you got it

It's yours now, don't you hide it

Let it grow, Let it grow

Let the love inside you show it

Just one way to know you're worth it

Let it grow, Let it grow

Trivia

  • There are two versions of the song. The first version is sung by the Lorax cast members when Ted plants the seed near the end of the movie. The second version is sung by Ester Dean, this version was played in the credits.
  • When Norma sings the word "pay", she hits O'Hare on the head with her walking stick.
  • Ted and Audrey are the only people who don't sing, despite their voice actors being professional singers.
  • It is also a popular meme.
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