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The Lion King Soundtrack

The Lion King Soundtrack


Release Year 1994

The Lion King OST - Tracklist

"Circle of Life" – 4:00
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer
Performed by Carmen Twillie; African vocals performed by Lebo M and South African chorus

"I Just Can't Wait to Be King" – 2:50
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by Jason Weaver with Rowan Atkinson and Laura Williams

"Be Prepared" – 3:40
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer
Performed by Jeremy Irons with Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin and Jim Cummings

"Hakuna Matata" – 3:33
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and produced by Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin
Performed by Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella with Jason Weaver and Joseph Williams

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" – 2:57
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by Joseph Williams and Sally Dworsky with Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella and Kristle Edwards

"This Land" – 2:55
Instrumental composed, arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer

"...To Die For" – 4:17
Instrumental composed, arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer

"Under the Stars" – 3:45
Instrumental composed by Hans Zimmer
Arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer and Jay Rifkin

"King of Pride Rock" – 5:59
Instrumental composed, arranged and produced by Hans Zimmer

"Circle of Life" – 4:51
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Produced and mixed by Chris Thomas
Performed by Elton John

"I Just Can't Wait to Be King" – 3:36
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Produced and mixed by Chris Thomas
Performed by Elton John

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight (End Title)" – 3:59
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Produced and mixed by Chris Thomas
Performed by Elton John

"Sacrifice" (UK edition only) – 5:07.
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice and Bernie Taupin
Performed by Elton John

Special Edition

On September 30, 2003, Disney released a Special Edition of the soundtrack with two newly-added tracks:
"The Morning Report" – performed by James Earl Jones, Jeff Bennett and Evan Saucedo

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Remix)" – performed by Elton John