What Else Can I Do?

Album: Encanto (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2021)
Charted: 29 27
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  • I just made something unexpected
    Something sharp, something new
    It's not symmetrical or perfect
    But it's beautiful and it's mine
    What else can I do?

    Bring it in, bring it in
    Good talk, bring it in, bring it in (what else can I do?)
    Let's walk, bring it in, bring it in
    Free hugs, bring it in, bring it in

    I grow rows and rows of roses
    Flor de mayo, by the mile
    I make perfect, practiced poses
    So much hides behind my smile

    What could I do if I just grew what I was feelin' in the moment?
    (Do you know where you're going? Whoa)
    What could I do if I just knew it didn't need to be perfect?
    It just needed to be? And they'd let me be?

    A hurricane of jacarandas
    Strangling figs (big), hanging vines (this is fine)
    Palma de cera fills the air as I climb
    And I push through
    What else can I do?

    Can I deliver us a river of sundew?
    Careful, it's carnivorous, a little just won't do
    I wanna feel the shiver of something new
    I'm so sick of pretty, I want something true, don't you?

    You just seem like your life's been a dream (whoa)
    Since the moment you opened your eyes
    (How far do these roots go down?)
    All I know are the blossoms you grow (whoa)
    But it's awesome to see how you rise
    How far can I rise?
    Through the roof, to the skies
    Let's go

    A hurricane of jacarandas (woo)
    Strangling figs (go), hanging vines (grow)
    Palma de cera fills the air as I climb
    And I push through
    What else, what else?

    What can you do when you are deeply, madly, truly in the moment?
    (Seize the moment, keep goin')
    What can you do when you know who you wanna be is imperfect?
    But I'll still be okay
    Hey, everybody clear the way, woo

    I'm comin' through with tabebuia (she's comin' through with that boo-yeah)
    Making waves (making waves), changing minds (you've changed mine)
    The way is clearer 'cause you're here, and well
    I owe this all to you
    What else can I do?
    (Show 'em what you can do)
    What else can I do?
    (There's nothing you can't do)
    What else can I do? Writer/s: Lin-Manuel Miranda
    Publisher: Walt Disney Music Company
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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