The Top 20 Kids TV Theme Tunes: The Winner Revealed

It is the 16th century. From all over the world, great ships sail west to hear the finest kids' TV theme tune of all time. And you'll find the full lyrics to it here too. Prepare to get goosebumps, people...

Mysterious Cities Of Gold: best theme tune ever

In your heart of hearts, you know it too. There could only, surely, be one winner here. So join as Den Of Geek celebrates the majesty of…

Mysterious Cities of Gold

As Michael Bush succinctly puts it: “Never mind favourite children’s television theme tunes; the Mysterious Cities of Gold intro is a strong contender for my favourite piece of music – nay, favourite thing – ever. Someone seriously needs to sample the shit out of that ‘woah’ bit that leads into the chorus. Sublime. Tops programme, too”.

To complete the celebration, we’ve dug out the lyrics. Clear your throats boys and girls: it’s time for a Den Of Geek sing-song…

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It is the 16th century.

From all over Europe great ships sale west to conquer the New World, the Americas. These men eager to seek their fortune, to find new adventures in new lands. They long to cross uncharted seas and discover unknown countries. To find secret gold on a mountain trail high in the Andes.

They dream of following the path of the setting sun that leads to Eldorado, and the Mysterious Cities Of Gold.


Children of the sun see your time has just begun Searching for your ways Through adventures everyday

Every day and night, with the Condor in flight With all your friends in tow We search for the Cities Of Gold

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Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah Wishing for the Cities of Gold Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah Someday we will find, the Cities of Gold

Doo doo doo do Ah-ah-ah Doo doo doo do Cities of Gold Doo doo doo do Ah-ah-ah Doo doo doo do Cities of Gold

Children of the Sun Someday soon you’re gonna find That your destiny holds the secret, holds the key

Ahhhhhhhhhh-ah-ah-ah-ah Someday we will find The Cities of Gooooooooooooooold


It makes us cry with joy just to read the words

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