The King of Pride Rock
Hans Zimmer Lyrics


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(Busa lelizwe bo busa lelizwe bo)
(Busa lelizwe bo busa lomhlaba)

(Iskhathi sifikile) Sifikile
(Ishathi busa bo) Ndaba ezitha bo
(Iskhathi sifikile) Mayibabo busa lomhlaba

(Iskhathi sifikile) He
(Iskhathi sifikile) Sifikile
(Busa Simba busa Simba)

(Ubuse ngoxolo ubuse ngothando)
(Ubuse ngoxolo ubuse ngothando)
(Ubuse ngoxolo)

(Ingwenyama yingwe enamabala)
(Ingwenyama yingwe enamabala)
(Ingwenyama yingwe enamabala)

(Till we find our place)
(On the path unwinding)




(In the circle)
(The circle of life circle of life)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Hans Zimmer and Lebo M's song "King of Pride Rock" begin with Ndabe zitha, Nkosi yethu, Mholi wezwe lethu which means "Listen everyone, our King, our ruler of the land." The song then goes on to make a plea to the King to rule over the land, to guide it with peace and wisdom. The chorus, Busa le lizwe bo, means "Rule over this land, let it be prosperous", and it is a call to the King to lead with love and to ensure a peaceful reign.


As the song continues, it shifts focus to Simba, the singer of the Lion King story. The lyrics encourage Simba to take his rightful place as King and to rule over the land with love and peace. The line "Ubuse ngo thando" means "Rule with love", while "Ubuse ngo xolo" means "Rule with peace".


The song then ends with a nod to the Circle of Life, a recurring theme in the Lion King story. The lyrics "Till we find our place, on the path unwinding, in the circle, the circle of life" suggest that life is a journey that we all must undertake, and that we each have a place within the larger circle of existence.


Line by Line Meaning

Ndabe zitha
Hearken to me


Nkosi yethu
Our King


Mholi wezwe lethu
Ruler of our land


Lefatshe la bonata rona
Land of our ancestors


Lea halalela
Let it ring out


Busa le lizwe bo
Rule this land


Busa le lizwe bo
Rule this land


Busa le lizwe bo
Rule this land


Lethu busa ngoxolo
Rule it peacefully


Is'khathi sifikile
The time has come


Is'khathi busa iyo
Rule now


Is'khathi sifikile
The time has come


Busa lomhlaba
Rule the world


Is'khathi sifikile
The time has come


Is'khathi sifikile
The time has come


Busa Simba, busa Simba
Rule Simba, rule Simba


Hem na iyo
Here he is


Hem na iyo
Here he is


Hem na nkosi bo
Here he is, our king


Busa Simba iyo
Rule Simba, here he is


Hem na iyo
Here he is


(Oh, busa Simba iyo)
(Oh, rule Simba, here he is)


Hem na iyo
Here he is


(Oh, busa nkosi bo)
(Oh, rule our king)


Hem na nkosi bo
Here he is, our king


(Oh busa Simba iyo)
(Oh, rule Simba, here he is)


Busa Simba iyo
Rule Simba, here he is


(Busa Simba iyo)
(Rule Simba, here he is)


Ubuse ngo thando
Rule with love


Ubuse ngo thando
Rule with love


Ubuse ngo xolo
Rule with peace


Busa Simba, busa Simba
Rule Simba, rule Simba


Ubuse ngo xolo
Rule with peace


Ubuse ngo thando
Rule with love


Ubuse ngo xolo
Rule with peace


Ubuse ngo thando
Rule with love


Ubuse ngo xolo
Rule with peace


Till we find our place
As we search for our path


On the path unwinding
On the journey of life


In the circle
Within the cycle of life


The circle of life, circle of life
The cycle of birth, growth, decline, and death




Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: Lebohang Morake, Hans Florian Zimmer

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Comments from YouTube:

@Zalgerz

The soundtrack dropped when my father entered the room..
He must be the king...

@Suene91

Hahaha. :D

@da11king

😆

@godislove1027

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

@laurenceshilatz341

That awkward moment when everyone is looking forward to the movie and I'm looking forward to the soundtrack more....

@RaidenDragonClaw

o yeah im like when is the soundtrack dropping i need it

@TheKenPrescott

I'm doing a modified Astronaut's Prayer: "Dear Lord, please don't let them f*** up the soundtrack..."

@emmajanekeskeys437

Story of my life

@DarkDestroyer98

The King (Hans) Returns!

@wgbskate31

yes! you and me both

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