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Music by elton johnLyrics by tim riceFrom the soundtrack the road to el doradoEl dorado, queen of citiesParadise so wisely hidOvershadows barcelonaAragon, castle, madridWhere on earth can match your richesMatch your people fine and freeWhy return to old world valuesThis is how the earth should beEl dorado, el dorado, el dorado, el doradoEl dorado, el dorado, el dorado, el doradoEl dorado, queen of citiesOverflowing with excessEvery turn exotic, lavishPrescious wonders numberlessLead me now into temptationSurely you would not denyOne who’s come so far to find youAll your blessings save goodbyeEl dorado, el dorado, el dorado, el doradoEl dorado, (she could be the death of me) el dorado, el dorado, el doradoEl dorado, golden prisonSheer perfection, sheer despairHow can one who knows such splendourFeel the answer lies elsewhereAll I know is I must leave herOr she’ll be the death of mePut my trust in poorer placesLet the queen of cities beEl dorado, (must leave her) el dorado (queen of cities)El dorado, (sheer perfection) el doradoEl dorado, (or she’ll be the death of me) el doradoEl dorado, (queen of cities) el dorado(must leave her) el dorado, (queen of cities)El dorado, (sheer perfection) el doradoEl dorado, (or she’ll be the death of me) el doradoEl dorado, (queen of cities) el dorado



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