Circle of life       (midi)

 

      G                                        

    Nants ingonyama (pronounced "ing-wen-ya-ma,")

 

    bagithi baba (there comes a lion),

             C             D        G                               - D

    sithi uhhmm ingonyama (oh yes, it's a lion).

      G

    Nants ingonyama bagithi baba (there comes a lion),

              C             D      Em

    sithi uhhmm ingonyama (oh yes, it's a lion).

                                                                   D   G    - D      - G ~

    siyo nqoba (we're going to conquer) ingonyama.

 

G                                                   - Em        

    Ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,        ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,

C                                                    - D

    ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,        ingonyama nengw' enamabaal.

G                                                   - Em        

    Ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,        ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,

C                                                    - D

    ingonyama nengw' enamabaal,        ingonyama nengw' enamabaal.

 

                     G                              Am

1. From the day we arrive on the planet

              D                                G

    and, blinking, step into the sun,

                 Em                             Am

    there's more to see than can ever be seen,

                  F                                D

    more to do than can ever be done.

 

                 G                             Am

2. There's far too much to take in here,

                   D                               G

    more to find than can ever be found,

                Em                                       Am

    but the sun rolling high through the sapphire sky

                                   F                               D

    keeps great and small on the endless round.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             G    - C - G                             F

    It's the circle of life                and it moves us all

                                       C                                  D

    through despair and hope, through faith and love.

                               G     - E                         Am         - D#

    Till we find our place       on the path unwinding,

                G     - D                       C    - G

    in the circle,        the circle of life.

 

 

+ instrumental = verses 1 & 2 (with “ingonyama nengw'

   enamabaal“ constantly sung in the background)

 

                             G    - C - G                             F

    It's the circle of life                and it moves us all

                                       C                                  D

    through despair and hope, through faith and love.

                              Bb   - G                         Cm         - F#

    Till we find our place       on the path unwinding,

               Bb     - F                      D#    - Bb

    in the circle,        the circle of life.

 

 

(midi = capo 5th) (from “The Lion King”)