From the day we arrived on the planet
and blinking stepped into the sun
theres more to see than can ever be seem
more to do than can ever be done
some say eat or be eaten
some say live and let live
But all are agreed, as we join the stampede
You should never take more than you give

in the circle of life, its the wheel of fortune
its the leap of faith
its the band of hope
till we find our place
on the path unwinding
in the circle, the circle of life

some of us fall by the wayside
some of us soar to the stars
and some of us sail through our troubles
and some have to live with the scars
theres far to much to take in here
more to find than can ever be found
but the sun rolling high through the sapphire sky
keeps great and small on the endless round

in the circle of life, its the wheel of fortune
its the leap of faith
its the band of hope
till we find our place
on the path unwinding
in the circle, the circle of life

in the circle of life, its the wheel of fortune
its the leap of faith
its the band of hope
till we find our place
on the path unwinding
in the circle, the circle of life


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    General CommentAre you crazy?
    If this comment was about some dumb rapper or some stupid screaming metal "singer" or a whiney little Daddy's girl, I bet their "fans" would tear this guy to pieces.
    But no, when it goes for someone really big, all we can say that this song [as well as each and every other Elton's song] ROCKS. Everything's said in the lyrics. And what's not there is tucked into the music. So there isn't really a point in doing brainless critics about this piece of music.
    You can say whatever you like, but music that is so powerful that can change your life, fill you up with energy and make you think as a better person, is true master work. And that's why Elton John deserves his good $, especially after he has worked for them all his life because he did not have everything given for granted. In fact, he had nothing given for granted. He had to start from the bottom, having only his talent.
    When you're as good as him in every way, than make your good $ and noone will blame you. [except for some stupid jerk like you who would, of course, come and leave his dumb comment cause he has nothing else to say].
    rumion June 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti cannot believe nobody has made a comment.... i just love this song!!! its so pretty, shame about the artist.... lion king rocks! (but it makes me cry)
    crazy_jojo186on January 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI heart the Lion King. Circle of Life slays!
    RainbowDemonon February 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome! i love the lion king and always will! its the 1st and only movie i cried in! awww pooor mufasa! i love simba!
    ellisha89on June 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGod some people are stupid.
    "Shame about the artist"? Shame about YOU coming in here and making moronic comments.
    I can't believe idiotic little kids who think that because an artist is gay, they're a disappointment. If the first poster ever comes back to read this, please know that you are a complete idiot.
    regan_89on September 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love Elton John... this song is very beautiful, but is not one of my favorites.
    Conachaon November 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentElton John is a freakin' P.I.M.P. He is one of the greatest names in music/rock of ALL TIME. Nuff said.
    lynxtraxon April 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is easily one of the best soundtracks ever made in the history of mankind, that is a fact. Extremely beautiful song, really touches..
    sthlmfreakon September 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is my funeral song.
    blahblah11on September 12, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningIt's about the journey we make from life to death hence 'circle of life'. It's a very beautiful song with amazing lyrics xxxxx
    rochey1on September 23, 2009   Link

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