Scar: (spoken) I never thought hyenas essential;
They're crude and unspeakably pain
But maybe they've a glimmer of potential,
If allied to my vision and brain
(singing) I know that your powers of retention
Are as wet as a warthog's backside
(spoken) But as thick as you are, pay attention!
(singing) My words are a matter of pride
It's clear from your vacant expressions:
The lights are not all on upstairs
(spoken) But, we're talking king and successions
Even you can't be caught unawares!
(singing) So prepare for a chance of a lifetime, be prepared for sensational news!
A shining new era is tiptoeing nearer
Shenzi: (spoken) And where do we feature
Scar: (spoken) Just listen to the teacher!
(singing) I know it sounds sordid but you'll be rewarded when at last I am given my dues
And injustice deliciously squared,
Banzai: (spoken) Yeah, be prepared! We'll be prepared. For what?
Scar: (spoken) For the death of the king!
Banzai: (spoken) Why? Is he sick?
Scar: (spoken) No, fool. We're going to kill him, and Simba too
Shenzi: (spoken) Great idea! Who needs a king?
Hyenas: (singing) No king! No King! La, la, la, la, la, la!
Scar: (spoken) IDIOTS! THERE WILL BE A KING!
Banzai: (spoken) Hey, but you said um...
Scar: (spoken) I WILL BE KING! Stick with me and you'll never go hungry again!
Hyenas: (spoken) Yeah! All right! Long live the king! Long live the king! Long live the king!
(singing) It's great that we'll soon be connected with a king who'll be all time adored
Scar: (spoken) Of course, quid pro quo, you're expected
To take certain duties on board
(singing) The future is littered with prizes
And though I'm the main adressee
The point that I must emphasize is;
(spoken) YOU WON'T GET A SNIFF WITHOUT ME!
Scar and Hyenas: (singing) So prepare for the coup of the century
Scar: Be prepared for the murkiest scam! (Hyenas: Oooh! 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, saluted, and seen for the wonder I am (Aaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!)
Yes, my teeth and ambitions are bared!
Scar and Hyenas: Be prepared!
Yes, our teeth and ambitions are bared,