Jack Sjogren - I Just Can't Wait to Be King

from by Various Artists



I'm gonna be a mighty king
So enemies beware!
Well, I've never seen a king of beasts
With quite so little hair
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
Thus far, a rather uninspiring thing
Oh, I just can't wait to be king!
You've rather a long way to go,
young master, if you think...
No one saying do this
Now when I said that, I--
No one saying be there
What I meant was...
No one saying stop that
Look, what you don't realize...
No one saying see here
Now see here!
Free to run around all day
Well, that's definitely out...
Free to do it all my way!
I think it's time that you and I
Arranged a heart to heart
Kings don't need advice
From little hornbills for a start
If this is where the monarchy is headed
Count me out!
Out of service, out of Africa
I wouldn't hang about... aagh!
This child is getting wildly out of wing
Oh, I just can't wait to be king!
Everybody look left
Everybody look right
Everywhere you look I'm
Standing in the spotlight!
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
Oh I just can't wait to be king!


from To Walt, released October 9, 2011
Guest vocals by Laura Sjogren.
All else by Jack Sjogren.


tags: folk Boston


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