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Hey you, what's the matter?
Lately you've been looking down.
Is that someone in the mirror the
The reason you don't come around?
(That's crazy.)
This isn't the "you" I know.
(Feeling un-pretty.)
Puttin' on a show.
(You don't wanna be a wannabe.)
So who you really gonna be?

Only You can be you.
And only I can be me.
You always wanna be what you're not.
Can't you be happy with what you've got?
You're perfect the way you are
With your insecurities, doubts and scars.
Life's too short to worry.
Don't you know it's true.
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And only I can be me (I can be me)
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And only I can be me (I can be me)

You think you ain't got swagger.
Gotta be cooler than you are.
I think whatever,
Let 'em know that you're a star.
(Be crazy.)
Be who you wanna be.
(No maybe's.)
You're a celebrity.
(You don't wanna be a wannabe)
Show them who you're gonna be.

Only You can be you.
And only I can be me.
You always wanna be what you're not.
Can't you be happy with what you've got?
You're perfect the way you are
With your insecurities, doubts and scars.
Life's too short to worry.
Don't you know it's true.
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And I can be me (I can be me)
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And I can be me (I can be me)

Rap:
If you love who you are, put
Your hands up.
You feelin' good 'bout yourself?
Then stand up.
You independent and you're strong
Throw your hands up.
You feelin' fabulous
Put your hands up.
You could be you, I could be me.
You a star if you ain't on TV.
You tall, you short, you different, you cute.
You light, you dark, you beautiful, you, you.

Only You can be you.
And only I can be me.
You always wanna be what you're not.
Can't you be happy with what you've got?
You're perfect the way you are
With your insecurities, doubts and scars.
Life's too short to worry.
Don't you know it's true.
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And only I can be me (I can be me)
And You can be you (you can be you)
And only I can be me (I can be me)
Only You can be you (you can be you)
And I can be me (I can be me)



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  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 8:26 pm
    To me it means you're perfect no matter what you look like and who you decide to be. This song mean so lviv to me, i love that they're bringing back a show with good meaning
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 7:59 pm
    Only you can be you is a good song i love it sooo much i can already sing it in my head llooovvveee it :).. P):.. )lol lol
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 5:53 pm
    Oh just for u to know the one that start with it mean u shouldnt and it mean only u are u and noone can be u like u can was a girl named jazmine adams
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm
    It means u shouldnt want to be someone else u can only be u noone else can pretend like there u but u becuse u are perfect the way u are if u are white black it dosent matter what color or tall or old u are
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 5:42 am
    It means that only u can be u, there is no one else in this world like u, ur different from everyone, but everyone's different, no one on this earth is the same. We're all different, and u should embrace who u r, cuz there r so many people out there who love u for u, don’t change who u r cuz someone told u to, be who u r, cuz "only you can be you" your perfect the way u are and no one and i mead no one can change that. ♥ trust me there r always people out there who wouldn’t like u but that’s because their jealous of u, don’t be afraid 2 be u, cuz only u can be u, and only i can be me there is that special someone who loves u for who u r, not to mention ur friends, and family who also love u, be who u r cuz trust me on this only u can be u. ♥

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