London, Jan 26 (PTI) Singer Ed Sheeran has said he will be “eternally jealous” of Elton John for penning the songs of “The Lion King”. Also Read - Kumkum Bhagya Written Updates February 20: Tanu Tries to Kill Pragya's Unborn Baby

Disney’s “The Lion King” featured songs from John, who had then collaborated with Tim Rice. Some of the most memorable songs from the film were “Circle of Life” and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”. Also Read - Nagore Kandoori festival begins

Sheeran spoke about John in a documentary, “Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song”, which features archival footage from the ace musician’s decades long career. Also Read - Mamata calls for interfaith harmony to promote unity

“That’s one thing I’m eternally jealous of Elton (for).

Despite all the other accolades and all the other songs, he wrote ‘The Lion King’,” Sheeran said.

“That’s the coolest thing. And ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ is a gem,” he added.

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