I Can Hear the Grass Grow

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"I Can Hear the Grass Grow"
Single by The Move
B-side "Wave the Flag & Stop the Train"
Released 1967
Format 7" single
Recorded 1967
Genre Psychedelic pop
Length 3:05
Label UK & US Deram
Writer(s) Roy Wood
Producer(s) Denny Cordell
The Move singles chronology
"Night of Fear"
(1966)
"I Can Hear the Grass Grow"
(1967)
"Flowers in the Rain"
(1967)

"I Can Hear the Grass Grow " is the second single by The Move. It is a psychedelic pop song referring to the synesthetic effects of hallucinogenics. Among the musical references are Chesney Allen's vocal underlines during the middle 8. It reached number five on the UK Singles Chart.

The song has been covered by The Blues Magoos (on the album Basic Blues Magoos), The Fall, The Pink Snowflakes, Jellyfish and Status Quo (on the album Don't Stop). You Am I released a version of the song as a B-side to their 1997 single, "Trike".

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