I Just Can't Wait to be King From Walt Disney's The Lion King Music by Elton John Lyrics by Tim Rice _______ |1. | [Intro] |G C G |G D |G C G |G D :|G D | G [Simba] I'm gonna be a mighty king, so enemies beware! C G [Zazu] Well, I've never seen a king of beasts with quite so little hair. [Simba] I'm gonna be the main event, like no king was before! C G I'm brushing up I'm looking down. I'm working on my roar! Am G D [Zazu] Thus far, a rather uninspiring thing. C7 D G C/G G [Simba] Oh I just can't wait to be king! C No one saying 'do this,' [Zazu: Now when I said that I...] Am No one saying 'be there,' [What I meant was the...] D/F# D No one saying 'stop that,' [But what you don't realize...] G No one saying 'see here.' [Now see here!] C G Am C D Free to run around all day, [Well, that's definitley out.] C D D7 G Free to do it it all my way! [Zazu] I think it's time that you and I arranged a heart to heart. C G [Simba] Kings don't need advice from little hornbills for a start. [Zazu] If this is where the monarchy is headed, count me out! C G Out of service, out of Africa. I wouldn't hang about. Am D This child is getting wildly out of wing! C D G [Simba] Oh I just can't wait to be king! (Instumental: |Ab Db Ab |Ab Eb/Ab|Ab Db/Ab Ab|Ab |) Db Bbm [Simba] Ev'rybody look left, ev'rybody look right. Eb/G Eb Ab Ev'rywhere you look, I'm standing in the spotlight. [Zazu] Not yet! Db Ab Bbm Db Eb [Chorus]Let ev'ry creature go for broke and sing. Eb Ab Bbm Db Eb Let's hear it in the herd and on the wing. Db Ab/C Bbm Db Eb It's gonna be King Simba's finest fling. Db Eb Ab [Simba] Oh I just can't wait to be king. Db Eb Ab Oh I just can't wait to be king. Db Eb Ab Oh I just can't wait to be king.