NEW THING: “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” Cover In A Minor Key

As a kid, I never realized that Simba’s upbeat tune about becoming king was a terrible irony considering the speed and method by which he gets the job. I’d like to see a 20th Anniversary Edition with a scene added: after his father dies, Simba tosses his copy of The Secret into a chasm.

Maybe I would have understand if the song’s key had been in minor. My friend Alex Fotopoulos and I came up with this arrangement: