Intro Am Dm I never thought hyenas essential Em Am They're crude and unspeakably plain Am Dm But maybe they've a glimmer of potential F E If allied to my vision and brain ( Am Dm ) Am Dm I know that your powers of retention Em Am Are as wet as a warthog's backside Dm But thick as you are, pay attention Em Am My words are a matter of pride Cm Am It's clear from your vacant expressions Cm Am The lights are not all on upstairs G C But we're talking kings and successions Bm7(5-) E7 Even you can't be caught unawares Am Dm So prepare for the chance of a lifetime G C Be prepared for sensational news Em Am Dm G A shining new era is tiptoeing nearer Em Am (And where do we feature?) Dm G Just listen to teacher C I know it sounds sordid C/Bb But you'll be rewarded A7 Dm When at last I am given my dues Bm7(5-) E And injustice deliciously squared E4 E Am F Be prepared! E7 (Yeah, be prepared! Am Dm We'll be prepared... for what?) (For the death of the king!) Em (Why? Is he sick?) Am (No, fool, we're gonna kill him And Simba too!) Dm (Great idea! Who needs a king?) Em (No king, No king, nah nah nah nah nah nah!) Am (Idiots! There will be a king!) (Hey, but you said that...) Cm (I'll be king! Am Cm Stick with me, and you'll Am Never go hungry again!) G C Yea! Alright! Long live the king! Bm7(5-) E Long live the king! Am Dm It's great that we'll soon be connected Em Am With a king who'll be all-time adored Dm Of course, quid pro quo, you're expected Em Am To take certain duties on board Cm Am The future is littered with prizes Cm Am And though I'm the main addressee G C The point that I must emphasize is Bm7(5-) E You won't get a sniff without me Am Dm So prepare for the coup of the century G C Be prepared for the murkiest scam Em Am Meticulous planning Dm G Tenacity spanning Em Am Decades of denial Dm G Is simply why I'll C Be king undisputed C/Bb Respected, saluted A7 Dm And seen for the wonder I am Bm7(5-) E Yes, my teeth and ambitions are bared E4 E Am Be prepared! Bm7(5-) E Yes, our teeth and ambitions are bared Am F E Am Be prepared!