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Song Info

Running with the King is a song heard in The Lion Guard episode, The Trail to Udugu.

Bunga sings it to Fuli, Beshte, and Ono as a way to assure them how down to earth and respected Simba is throughout the Pride Lands after they receive the news that he will be temporarily leading the Lion Guard while Kion's mother takes him and his sister on a journey.

Lyrics

Bunga:
You know you're in the presence of greatness            
When you're running with the king
Animals bow down before him
Birds flutter and sing            
Everyone all over the Pride Lands
Lets you do anything 
You know you're in the presence of greatness 
When you're running with the king 
Things'll be so great          
Hanging with lion number one
We'll live like we're kings
The big old tree of fun
Get our food for free
No need to hunt or run
The only thing to do is lie under the sun
You know you're in the presence of greatness
When you're running with the king
Animals bow down before him
Birds flutter and sing
Everyone all over the Pride Lands
Lets you do anything
You know you're in the presence of greatness
When you're running with the king
Maybe it's the smile or his fabulous shiny mane
Or the way he walks that helps his claim to fame    
In the end it don't matter, it's really all the same
'Cause if the king makes mistakes he never takes the blame
You know you're in the presence of greatness
When you're running with the king
Animals bow down before him
Birds flutter and sing
Everyone all over the Pride Lands
Lets you do anything
'Cause you know you're in the presence of greatness
When you're running with the king

Video

Running with the King

Running with the King

Songs in The Lion Guard
Return of the Roar Songs
A Beautiful Day (Ni Siku Nzuri)Zuka ZamaTonight We StrikeKion's Lament
The Rise of Scar Songs
FujoThe Path of HonorBring Back a LegendToday is my Day
Battle for the Pride Lands Songs
We Will DefendA New Way to GoOn The Last NightWhen I Led the Guard
Episode Songs
We're the Same (Sisi Ni Sawa)Don't Make a StinkBunga the WiseMake Way for Bunga the WiseDuties of the KingOutta the WayJackal StyleOur Kupatana CommunityMy Own WayAll Hail the VulturesUtamu (credits) • Hero InsideBird of a Thousand VoicesPanic and RunTrail to Hope (credits) • Hakuna MatataLife in the Pride LandsWe'll Make You a MealFind Your RoarChungu's LamentBaboons!Beware of the ZimwiLions Over AllStand Up, Stand OutKuishi Ni KuchekaRunning with the KingHadithi the HeroMakin' Hippo LanesTickbirds and RhinosTeke Ruka TelezaWelcome to the SummitThe Traveling Baboon ShowA Real MealI Have A PlanLook on the Bright SideThree of a KindThe Worst Hyena We KnowMay There Be PeaceBig Bad KengeChristmas in the Pride Lands (credits) • The Twelve Ways of ChristmasI Do Have a Great Deal to SayFabulous DhahabuGive a Little Guy a ChanceWe're the SmartestGood King SimbaThe Faster I GoI'm Gonna Run This DumpNow You See Me, Now You Don'tWisdom on the WallsThe Zebra MastermindKwetu Ni KwetuNothin’ to Fear Down HereShujaa PondaShujaa Ponda (Reprise)Pride Landers Unite!Prance With MeTujiinueTujiinue (Reprise)Height and SightThe Tree of Life (song)A Snow Monkey's HomeGhost of the MountainAnythingThat's the Dolphin WayAs You Move ForwardFlamingo Dance PartyYou Best Not Mess With MamaFriends to the EndKion's ReckoningLong Live the QueenThe Power of the RoarOf the Same PrideAs You Move OnLong Live the King
Other Songs
A to Z with the Lion GuardCall of the GuardCall of the Guard (Full Version)Five Little MonkeysGood FoodHere Comes the Lion GuardIt Is TimeMulberry BushSiku Za MvuaThe Legend of ScarTwinkle, Twinkle, Little StarZuka Zama (pilot concept)
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