I Just Can't Wait To Be King (Lion King Version)
Words:Sir Timothy Rice
Music:Elton John
Performed By:  Jason Weaver, Rowan Atkinson, Laura Williams, Geoff Hoyle, Scott Irby-Ranniar, Kajuana Shuford
Copyright:© 1994 Walt Disney Music Company
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Performers for film version:
    Jason Weaver, Rowan Atkinson, Laura Williams
Performers for original Broadway cast recording:
    Geoff Hoyle, Scott Irby-Ranniar, Kajuana Shuford

(Times refer to the "Lion King Sing-Along" kareoke version)

(Simba) I'm gonna be a mighty king
        So enemies beware!

(Zazu)  Well 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
        And working on my roar

(Zazu)  Thus far a rather uninspiring thing

(Simba) Oh I just can't wait to be king

(Zazu)  (You've quite a way to go young master if you think)

(Simba) No one saying do this
(Zazu)  (Now when I said that...)
(Nala)  No one saying be there
(Simba) No one saying stop that
(Nala)  No one saying see here
(Zazu)  Now see here!
(Simba) Free to run around all day
(Zazu)  (Well, that's definately out)
(Simba) Free to do it all my way

(Zazu)  I think it's time that you and I
        Arranged a heart-to-heart

(Simba) King's 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, 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


(Simba) Everybody look left
        Everybody look right
        Everywhere you look I'm
        standing in the spotlight

(Zazu??)  Not yet

(All)    Let every creature go for broke and sing
         Let's hear it in the herd and on the wing
         It's going to be King Simba's finest fling

(Simba)  Oh I just can't wait to be king
         Oh I just can't wait to be king
         Oh I just can't wait to be king
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