'"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" was meant to follow Disney's tradition of great love songs, and it could express the lions' feelings for each other far better than dialogue could". - Elton John
'"Circle of Life" is a better song and more deserving of the Academy Award, the lyric is "brilliant." - Elton John
''The movie studio didn't think Elton would do it, but when he asked, Elton was very excited to work on the project.'' - Tim Rice
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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