-----------------------------------------------------------------------------The Lion King Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice Book: Roger Allers + Irene Mecchi Premiere

: 1994 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Circle of Life 2.The Morning Report 3.The Lioness Hunt 4.I Just Can't Wait to be King 5.Chow Down 6.They Live in You 7.Be Prepared 8.Rafiki Mourns 9.Hakuna Matata 10.One by One 11.The Madness of King Scar 12.Shadowland 13.The Lion Sleeps Tonight 14.Endless Night 15.Can You Feel the Love Tonight 16.He Lives in You (Reprise) 17.King of Pride Rock/Circle of Life (Reprise)

1.Circle of Life Music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Tsidii Le Loka Rafiki: From the day we arrive on this planet And blinking, step into the sun There's more to see than can ever be seen More to do than can ever be done There is far too much to take in here More to find than can ever be found But the sun rolling high Through the sapphire sky Keeps great and small on the endless round It's the circle of life And it moves us all Through despair and hope Through faith and love Till we find our place On the path unwinding In the circle The circle of life Rafiki & Chorus: It's the circle of life And it moves us all Through despair and hope Through faith and love Till we find our place

On the path unwinding In the circle The circle of life 2.The Morning Report Music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Geoff Hoyle, Samuel E. Wright, and Scott Irby-Ranniar Zazu: It's an honor and a privilege, a duty I perform With due sense of decorum and with pride With deference and great respect very much the norm Plus a hint of sycophancy on the side To lay before my ruler all the facts about his realm To fill him in on all the beastly news Mufasa and All: Yes, yes, Zazu, get on with it! Zazu: In order that His Majesty stands sturdy at the helm Aware of all the fauna's latest views Mufasa and All: Zazu! The morning report! Zazu: Er-- yes, Sire-- the morning report Chimps are going ape, giraffes remain above it all Elephants remember, though just what I can't recall Crocodiles are snapping up fresh offers from the banks Showed interest in my nest egg but I quickly said "No thanks!" We haven't paid the hornbills and the vultures have a hunch Not everyone invited will be coming back for lunch This is the morning report Gives you the long and the short Every grunt, roar, and snort Not a tale I distort On the morning report Mufasa and All: What are you doing, son? Simba: Pouncing Mufasa and All: Let and old pro show you how it's done Zazu: Mufasa and All: The buffalo have got a beef About this season's grass Stay low to the ground Warthogs have been thwarted In attempts to save their gas Simba: Flamingoes in the pink and Yeah, stay low! Chasing secretary birds Saffron is this season's color Mufasa and All:

and snort Not a tale I distort On the morning report 3. we are going hunting] Hi ba la qhubekeni siyo zingela [Let us go and hunt] Ta ta Mama wele le hay Ta ta mama wele tata Zingela baba Ta ta Mama wele le hay Ta ta mama wele tata Zingela baba Oo yay ye nibo We baba zingela siyo zingela baba Zingela siyo.Seen in all the herds Shh. and snort Not a tale I distort On the morning report Mufasa and All: This is the morning report Gives you the long and the short Every grunt. roar. zingela baba [Hunting. zingela baba [Hunting.The Lioness Hunt Music and Lyrics by Lebo M Performed by Ensemble Chorus: Translation of Zulu: We baba zingela siyo zingela baba Zingela siyo. we are going hunting] Hi ba la qhubekeni siyo zingela [Let us go and hunt] Ta ta Mama wele le hay Ta ta mama wele tata Zingela baba Ta ta Mama wele le hay Ta ta mama wele tata Zingela baba Oo yay ye nibo . roar. not a sound Moving down the rank and file Take it slow To near the bottom rung One more step Far too many beetles are Quite frankly in the dung Then pounce! Aaaaaak! Simba: This is the morning report Gives you the long and the short Every grunt.

I just can't wait to be king! Simba: Zazu: No one saying do this Now when I said that-Nala: No one saying be there What I meant was-Simba: No one saying stop that What you don't realize-Both: No one saying see here Now see here! Free to run around all day That's definitely out-Free to do it all my way! Zazu: I think it's time that you and I Arranged a heart-to-heart Nala: Kings don't need advice From little hornbills for a start Zazu: If this is where the monarchy is headed Count me out Out of service. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Geoff Hoyle.4. and Kajuana Shuford Simba: I'm gonna be a mighty king. out of Africa I wouldn't hang about This child is getting wildly out of wing Simba: Oh.I Just Can't Wait to be King Music by Elton John. Scott Irby-Ranniar. I just can't wait to be king! Everybody look left Nala: Everybody look right Both: . so enemies beware! Zazu: I've never seen a king of beasts With quite so little hair Simba: I'm gonna be the mane event Like no king was before I'm brushing up on looking down I'm working on my roar Zazu: Thus far a rather uninspiring thing Simba: Oh.

Nala: Just can't wait Both: To be king! 5. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Tracy Nicole Chapman. Chorus: Let every creature go for broke and sing Let's hear it in the herd and on the wing It's gonna be King Simba's finest fling Both: Oh.Chow Down Music by Elton John.gee It's so incredible Shenzi: That you're so rude Banzai: When you're so edible Shenzi & Banzai: When you are food! Banzai: It's time to chow down . and Kevin Cahoon Banzai: He called us slobbering! Shenzi: Said we were mangy! Banzai: Did I hear stupid? Ed: Huh? Shenzi & Banzai: Tell us again-. I just can't wait. I just can't wait to be king! Nala: Oh. Nala. Stanley Wayne Mathis..Everywhere you look I'm-Standing in the spotlight Zazu: Not yet Simba. he just can't wait to be king! Both: Oh..

son Shenzi & Banzai: Chow down! Chow down! You both been invited on a date Two courses handed to us on a plate We'll have you raw. chums Shenzi & Banzai: Eat up! Shenzi: Now wasn't it her mom who ate your dad? Shenzi & Banzai: And having parents eaten makes us mad Banzai: We're gonna settle up the score a tad Shenzi & Banzai: We've never had a snack of such renown Chow down! Chow down! Ed: Uh-uh-uh-uh-uhShenzi: What.Shenzi & Banzai: Chow down! Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-chow down Shenzi: I'm chompin' at the bit. Ed? What is it? Banzai: Hey. did we order this dinner to go? Shenzi: No Banzai: Well. baby Banzai: My stomach's on the growl. won't be long to wait Seeing you're already brown Chow down! Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-chow down! Banzai: Your ribs are looking so tasty Shenzi: Such chewy little chops. there it goes! Shenzi & Banzai: .

.Be Prepared Music by Elton John. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by John Vickery. Tracy Nicole Chapman. and Kevin Cahoon . Stanley Wayne Mathis.. Wright Chorus: Ingonyama nengw' enamabala Shenzi & Banzai: Night And the spirit of life calling Mamela And a voice With the fear of a child asking Mamela Wait There's no mountain too great Hear these words and have faith Have faith They live in you They live in me They're watching over Everything we see In every creature In every star In your reflection They live in you They live in you They live in me They're watching over Everything we see In every creature In every star In your reflection They live in you Chorus: Ingonyama nengw' enamabala 7. Shenzi & Banzai: We're starved! 6.I think we should begin the meal from scratch So many juicy segments to detach Be good as gold for you're as good as carved Shenzi: Here.They Live in You Music and lyrics by Mark Mancina. Jay Rifkin. kitty kitty. and Lebo M Performed by Samuel E.

And Simba.. fool! We're going to kill him. We'll be prepared! For what? Scar: For the death of the king Banzai: Is he sick? Scar: No. no king! La la la la la! Scar: Idiots! There will be a king! Banzai: But you said.Scar: I never thought hyenas essential They're crude and unspeakably plain But maybe they've a glimmer of potential If allied to my vision and brain I know that your powers of retention Are as wet as a warthog's backside But thick as you are.. Scar: I will be king! Stick with me and you'll never go hungry again! Hyenas: . pay attention My words are a matter of pride It's clear from your vacant expressions The lights are not all on upstairs But we're talking kings and successions Even you can't be caught unawares So prepare for a chance of a lifetime Be prepared for sensational news A shining new era Is tiptoeing nearer Shenzi: And where do we feature? Scar: Just listen to teacher I know it sounds sordid But you'll be rewarded When at last I am given my dues! And injustice deliciously squared Be prepared! Banzai: Yeah! Be prepared. too Shenzi: Great idea! Who needs a king? Hyenas: No king.

cowards] Lebo haleng ha o bue ka le ha [Even in anger. all right! Long live the king! Long live the king! It's great that we'll soon be connected With a king who'll be all-time adored Scar: Of course. you do not speak against wrong.. in truth. quid pro quo.Yay. our teeth and ambitions are bared Be prepared! 8. you're expected To take certain duties on board The future is littered with prizes And though I'm the main addressee The point that I must emphasize is You won't get a sniff without me! So prepare for the coup of the century Hyenas: Be prepared for the murkiest scam Oooooo.] Lebo haleng ha o bue ka le ha Oh.Rafiki Mourns Music and vocal score by Tsidii Le Loka Performed by Tsidii Le Loka Rafiki: Translations of Zulu: Madi ao [Spilled blood] Leka sebete chia ho oele sebatha [Try courage so the beasts may fall] Mo leka qeme o tsaba hoa [Those who defy mountains are.. la-la-la! Meticulous planning We'll have food! Tenacity spanning Lots of food Decades of denial We repeat Is simply why I'll Endless meat Be king undisputed Respected. my teeth and ambitions are bared Be prepared! Hyenas: Yes. oh Halala Halala Halala Halala Rafiki Halala Halala Halala Halala Halala Halala Halala Halala humba humba humba humba heh heh heya heeyahee hela hela hela heh heh heya heeyahee hela hela hela & Lionesses: humba heh heh heya heeyahee humba hela hela hela humba heh heh heya heeyahee humba hela hela hela humba humba humba humba heh heh heya heeyahee hela hela hela heh heh heya heeyahee hela hela hela . saluted And seen for the wonder I am Yes.

and Jason Raize Timon: Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase Pumbaa: Hakuna Matata! Ain't no passing craze Timon: It means no worries for the rest of your days It's our problem-free philosophy Hakuna Matata! Simba: Hakuna Matata? Pumbaa: Yeah... when he was a young warthog. Take Pumbaa here Why.Hakuna Matata Music by Elton John. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Max Casella.. Pumbaa: When I was a young wart hog Timon: Very nice Pumbaa: Thanks Timon: He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal He could clear the savannah after every meal Pumbaa: I'm a sensitive soul though I seem thick-skinned And it hurt that my friends never stood downwind Both: And oh. Tom Allan Robbins. What's a-motto with you? Pumbaa: Those two words will solve all your problems Timon: That's right. Scott Irby-Ranniar. It's our motto! Simba: What's a motto? Timon: Nothing.. Timon: Hey! Pumbaa! Not in front of the kids! .9. the shame He was ashamed Thought of changin' my name What's in a name? And I got downhearted How did ya feel? Everytime that I.

One by One Music and lyrics by Lebo M Performed by Ensemble Chorus: Translation of Chorus: Ibabeni njalo bakithi [Hold on tight.Pumbaa: Oh. Sorry Both: Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase Hakuna Matata! Ain't no passing craze Simba: It means no worries for the rest of your days Both: It's our problem-free philosophy Hakuna Matata! Hakuna Matata! Hakuna matata! Hakuna Matata! Hakuna matata! Hakuna Matata! Hakuna matata! Hakuna Matata! Hakuna-Simba: It means no worries for the rest of your days Both: It's our problem-free philosophy Hakuna Matata! It's our problem-free philosophy Hakuna Matata! Pumbaa: I say "Hakuna" Both: I say "Matata" 10. my people] Ninga dinwa [Don't get weary] Ninga phelelwa nga mandla [Don't lose your strength] Siya ba bona [We can see] Bebe fun' ukusi xeda [They wanted to hold us back] One by one Ngeke ba lunge [They will not succeed] One by one Sizo nqoba [We will win] One by one Ngeke ba lunge [They will not succeed] One by one (Repeat) Sizo nqoba [We will win] Ngoba thina [Because] Siya zazi [We know who we are] Ngoba thina [Because] Siya zazi [We know who we are] .

why am I not loved? I am that rare and awesome thing I'm every inch a king Yet I feel a twinge of doubt As I go walk about Banzai: Hey. zobona [The cowards are running away] Zobon. boss! Scar: When my name is whispered through the pride Is this talk of love or regicide? Shenzi: Reggie who? Scar: Tell me I'm adored Please tell me I'm adored Banzai: Hey. boss! Scar: Oh. Stanley Wayne Mathis. what is it? Banzai: . Geoff Hoyle. Tracy Nicole Chapman.Ngoba thina [Because] Siya zazi [We know who we are] Zobona bayabaleka [Come and see] Zobon.The Madness of King Scar Music by Elton John. zobona Zobon Amagwala Ibala lami [The color of my skin] Elimnyama [That is dark] Ndiya zidla ngalo [I'm proud of it] Ibala lami [The color of my skin] Elimnyama [That is dark] Ndiza kufa nalo [I will die with it] Ibala lami [The color of my skin] Elimnyama [That is dark] Ndiya zidla ngalo [I'm proud of it] Kumnandi [Oh yes] Kwelakakith Eafrica [It's beautiful in Africa] 11. and Heather Headley Scar: Zazu. zobona Zobon. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by John Vickery.

Banzai: That's it-.. persistent. it's like an itch.We got a bone to pick with you Shanzi: There's no food.worms! When they get really bad all you gotta do is.... profound. deep. you're our savior. no. Ingrates! If it weren't for me you'd be beating off buzzards for your next bite! Shenzi & Banzai: Yeah. It's dinnertime.. You don't know what real hunger is. you are so adored Scar: That's more like it Shenzi & Banzai: But what I'd give for one more hit Of wildebeest kielbasa Or maybe hornbill on the spit. It was worms Scar: No. and there ain't no stinkin' entr?es! Scar: Oh. it's the lionesses You are so adored Oh. Zuzu: Oh... you and your petty complaints. Day after day it gnaws at the very core of my being Banzai: I had that once.. no water-Banzai: Yeah. no. thanks a bunch But how about some lunch? It doesn't matter if it's fresh I need a fix of flesh My bones have moved to where they've never been They are on the outside looking in Scar: Are you blaming me? Shenzi & Banzai: Oh no. how I miss Mufasa Scar: Mufasa?! Mufasa?! How dare you! I told you never to mention that name! . hunker down and scoot Scar: Thanks for the tip...

..? Zuzu: Oh. no you're not Yes I am. there's the rub. or you'll get another one of your splitting headaches! Scar: I am perfectly fine! I'm better than Mufasa was I'm revered I am reviled I'm idolized I am despised I'm keeping calm I'm going wild! I tell myself I'm fine Yes I am. no. a devoted queen. Sire? Scar: Nobody loved me. no you're not I tell myself I'm fine No you're not. Zazu.. no.. Zazu. very well.. Sire. Zazu? Zazu..Zuzu: Note taken. I shall never mention "M-m-m" again Scar: Even in death.. not even as a cub What did my brother have that I don't have? Zuzu: Do you want the short list or the long? Scar: Whatever! Zuzu: Well.. his shadow looms over me There he is! No! There he is! And there! Zuzu: Calm yourself. yes. Sire! Scar: Oh.. yes I am. Scar: That's it! I need a queen! Zuzu: . no you're not Yes I am No you're not Yes. who am I talking to. he had adoring subjects. a loving family.? Zuzu: Yes.. pull yourself together.

Your timing couldn't have been more perfect. We're being forced to overhunt Scar: She's got those assets feminine Nala: You're the king. Immortality will be mine! Immortality will be mine! Nala: Scar Scar: Ah. no line.. you have got to do something.A what? Scar: A queen... I'll have cubs. Don't you see... no future. Scar: She has to be my queen Nala: . no descendants.. Scar: Come. Nala.. what am I? A dead end. Control the hyenas Scar: I have to make her mine Nala: You're destroying the Pridelands Scar: Nobility in every gene Nala: If we don't stop now.there's still a chance for things to be all right again.... sweet Nala It's written in the stars Nala: What are you doing? Are you listening to me? Scar: We'll create a host of little Scars Nala: What are you talking about? Scar: Tell me I'm adored Nala: Get away from me .. man! A queen! Without a queen. With a queen. My how you've grown Nala: Scar.

Scar: Tell me I'm adored Oh. Never! Scar: You belong to me You all belong to me 12. you will be mine Nala: Never..Shadowland Music by Hans Zimmer and Lebo M Lyrics by Mark Mancina and Lebo M Performed by Heather Headley Nala: Chorus: Translation of Zulu: Fatshe leso lea halalela [The land of our ancestors is holy] Fatshe leso lea halalela Nala: Shadowland The leaves have fallen This shadowed land This was our home The river's dry The ground has broken So I must go Now I must go And where the journey may lead me Let your prayers be my guide I cannot stay here. One way or another.. you know how I loathe violence.. Scar.. Nala. my family But I'll remember my pride Translation of Zulu: Nala: Prideland I have no choice My land I will find my way Tear-stained Lea halalela Dry land Take this Take this prayer With you What lies out there Fatshe leso Lea halalela And where the journey may lead you Let this prayer be your guide Though it may take you so far away Always remember your pride Chorus: Fatshe leso lea halalela Fatshe leso lea halalela Fatshe leso lea halalela Translation of Zulu: And where the journey may lead you .

the peaceful village sleeps tonight village. and Luigi Creatore Additional lyrics by Lebo M . the peaceful village sleeps tonight . the mighty jungle The lion sleeps tonight In the jungle. ha helelemama [He. the peaceful village sleeps tonight village. my people. don't fear my darling The lion sleeps tonight Hush my darling. oh giza buyabo Nala: Beso bo.Arranged by Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin Performed by Lebo M Lead male vocal: Translations of Zulu: Lala kahle [Sleep well] In the jungle. the mighty jungle The lion sleeps tonight Imbube Ingonyama ifile [The lion's in peace] Ingonyama ilele [The lion sleeps] Thula [Hush] Near the The lion Near the The lion Imbube Ingonyama ilele (The lion sleeps) Hush my darling. ha helelemama] Ohi'mbube [lion] Imbube Ixesha lifikile [Time has come] Lala [Sleep] Lala kahle [Sleep well] Near the The lion Near the The lion village. Hugo Peretti. I will return Always remember your pride Giza buyabo.The Lion Sleeps Tonight Lyrics and revised music by George David Weiss. giza buyabo Let this prayer be your guide I will return.Let this prayer be your guide Though it may take you so far away Always remember your pride And where the journey may lead you Giza buyabo. the peaceful village sleeps tonight village. don't fear my darling The lion sleeps tonight He. beso bo 13. I will return Beso bo Though it may take you so far away Giza buyabo.

Endless Night Music by Lebo M.Lyrics by Julie Taymor Performed by Jason Raize Simba: Where has the starlight gone? Dark is the day How can I find my way home? Home is an empty dream Lost to the night Father. Hans Zimmer. and Jay Rifkin . just a word will do To end this nightmare Chorus: I know that the night must end And that the sun will rise And that the sun will rise I know that the clouds must clear And that the sun will shine And that the sun will shine Simba & Chorus: I know that the night must end And that the sun will rise And that the sun will rise . I can't find the way You promised you'd be there Whenever I needed you Whenever I call your name You're not anywhere I'm trying to hold on Just waiting to hear your voice One word. I feel so alone You promised you'd be there Whenever I needed you Whenever I call your name You're not anywhere When will the dawning break Oh endless night Sleepless I dream of the day When you were by my side Guiding my path Father.Imbube My little darling Don't fear my little darling My little darling Don't fear my little darling Ingonyama ilele [The lion sleeps] (Repeat to fade) 14.

impossible She'd turn away from me Nala: He's holding back. I can't decide Why won't he be the king I know he is? The king I see inside? Chorus: Can you feel the love tonight? . Tom Allan Robbins. Jason Raize. I know I know The clouds must clear I know that the night must end I know that the sun will rise And I'll hear your voice deep inside I know that the night must end And that the clouds must clear The sun The sun will rise The sun The sun will rise 15. The sweet caress of twilight There's magic everywhere And with all this romantic atmosphere Disaster's in the air Chorus: Can you feel the love tonight The peace the evening brings The world for once in perfect harmony With all its living things Simba: So many things to tell her But how to make her see The truth about my past.Can You Feel the Love Tonight Music by Elton John. and Heather Headley Timon: Pumbaa: I can see what's happening What? And they don't have a clue Who? They'll fall in love and here's the bottom line Our trio's down to two. he's hiding But what. Oh. lyrics by Tim Rice Performed by Max Casella. I know The sun will rise Yes.I know that the clouds must clear And that the sun will shine And that the sun will shine (Repeat to end) Simba: I know Yes.

The peace the evening brings The world. in perfect harmony With all its living things Simba & Nala: Can you feel the love tonight? You needn't look too far Stealing through the night's uncertainties Love is where they are Nala: And if he feels the love tonight In the way I do Simba: It's enough for this restless wanderer Simba & Nala: Just to be with you 16. son of the nation)] Rafiki: Wait. there's no mountain too great Hear the words and have faith Have faith He lives in you He lives in me He watches over Everything we see Into the water Into the truth In your reflection He lives in you Chorus: He lives in you He lives in me He watches over Everything we see Into the water Into the truth . Jay Rifkin.He Lives in You (Reprise) Music and Lyrics by Mark Mancina. and Lebo M Performed by Tsiidi Le Loka and Jason Raize Chorus: Ingonyama nengw' enamabala Rafiki: Night and the spirit of life calling mamela And a voice just the fear of a child answers mamela Translation of Zulu: Ubu khosi bo khokho [This is the throne of our ancestors] Chorus: We ndodana ye sizwe sonke [Oh. for once.

King of Pride Rock/Circle of Life (Reprise) Music by Hans Zimmer and Elton John. Lyrics by Lebo M and Tim Rice Performed by Ensemble Chorus: Translations of Zulu: Ndabe zitha [King of kings] Nkosi yethu [Our king] Mholi wezwe lethu [Ruler of our land] Lefatshe la bonata rona [This land of our ancestors] Lea halalela [Is holy] Busa le lizwe bo [Rule this land] Busa le lizwe bo Busa le lizwe bo Lethu busa ngoxolo [Rule with peace] Is'khathi sifikile [The time has come] Is'khathi busa iyo [It's time. Simba] Busa Simba Hem na iyo Hem na iyo . rule] Is'khathi sifikile [The time has come] Busa lomhlaba [Rule this land] Is'khathi sifikile [The time has come] Is'khathi sifikile Busa Simba [Rule.In your reflection He lives in you He He He He lives lives lives lives in in in in you you you you Rafiki: He lives in you Simba: He lives in me Chorus: He watches over Everything we see Into the water Into the truth In your reflection He lives in you He lives in you He lives in me He watches over Everything we see Into the water Into the truth In your reflection He lives in you 17.

Hem na nkosi bo [Rule. Simba. Simba] Hem na iyo Oh busa Simba iyo [Oh. rule. king of kings] Hem na nkosi bo Oh busa Simba iyo [Rule. Nala. rule Simba] Hem na iyo Oh busa nkosi bo [Ah. Busa Simba [Rule. Simba. Zazu. Pumbaa. Timon. our king] [Oh. Simba] Ubuse Ubuse Ubuse Ubuse Ubuse ngo ngo ngo ngo ngo xolo [Rule with peace] thando [Rule with love] xolo thando xolo Rafiki. Simba] [Rule. Chorus: Till we find our place On the path unwinding In the circle The circle of life Circle of life . rule Simba] Busa Simba iyo Busa Simba iyo [Rule. Simba] Ubuse ngo thando [Rule with love] Ubuse ngo thando Ubuse ngo xolo [Rule with peace] Busa Simba. our king] Busa Simba iyo [Rule.

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