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"Don't Let Me Be Yours" is a song by Swedish singer Zara Larsson. It was released on 12 May 2017, as the seventh single[2][unreliable source] from Larsson's second studio album, So Good (2017).[3] The song was co-written by Ed Sheeran, who additionally provided backing vocals.[4]

"Don't Let Me Be Yours"
Don't Let Me Be Yours.jpg
Remixes cover
Single by Zara Larsson
from the album So Good
Released12 May 2017 (2017-05-12)
FormatDigital download
Zara Larsson singles chronology
"Don't Let Me Be Yours"
"Only You"
Music video
"Don't Let Me Be Yours" on YouTube



"Don't Let Me Be Yours" is a pop song with the length of three minutes and nineteen seconds. It is in the key of E major and moves at a tempo of 113 beats per minute in a 4/4 time signature.[5]

Critical receptionEdit

Mike Wass of Idolator wrote that the song "meets the soulful-pop-with-euro-beats brief better than most, showing what the Swedish pop star is capable of when given the right material."[6]

Music videoEdit

The music video for the song, directed by Daniel Kaufman, premiered on 12 May 2017 via Larsson's Vevo channel.[7] The music video has a girl power theme,[8] following the story of a young girl who aspires to be a racer.[9]

Track listingEdit

Digital download – Remixes[10]
1."Don't Let Me Be Yours" (Black Chiney Remix)3:25
2."Don't Let Me Be Yours" (AObeats Remix)4:11


  • Zara Larsson – vocals, writer, background vocals
  • Johnny McDaid – writer
  • Ed Sheeran – writer, background vocals, guitar
  • Steve Mac – writer, producer, keyboard, piano
  • Chris Laws – drums
  • Phil Tan – mixing engineer
  • Bill Zimmerman – mixing engineer
  • Chris Laws – mixing engineer
  • Dann Pursey – mixing engineer
  • Michelle Mancini – mastering engineer


Chart (2017) Peak
Netherlands (Tipparade)[11] 16
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[12] 57
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[13] 36

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Version Label Ref.
Various 12 May 2017 Digital download Remixes [10]
United Kingdom 2 June 2017 Contemporary hit radio Original [14]


  1. ^ ""Don't Let Me Be Yours" – Zara Larsson [YouTube Music Video]". Zumic. 15 May 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Zara Larsson reveals video for new single 'Don't Let Me Be Yours'". CelebMix. 2017-05-13. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  3. ^ "Zara Larsson Drops Video For 'Don't Let Me Be Yours'". 2017-05-12. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  4. ^ "Ed Sheeran Co-Wrote a Song With Zara Larsson For Her New Album & He Loves It: Listen to 'Don't Let Me Be Yours'". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  5. ^ "Don't Let Me Be Yours by Zara Larsson | BPM | Key | Find Song Tempo". Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  6. ^ "Zara Larsson's Girl Racer-Themed "Don't Let Me Be Yours" Video". Idolator. 2017-05-12. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  7. ^ "Zara Larsson drops music vid for Ed Sheeran collab song". Digital Spy. 2017-05-12. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  8. ^ "Zara Larsson unveils video for Don't Let Me Be Yours". Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  9. ^ "Watch Zara Larsson's Flamey Video For 'Don't Let Me Be Yours' | MTV UK". Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  10. ^ a b Worldwide digital release of "Don't Let Me Be Yours (Remixes)":
  11. ^ "Tipparade-lijst van week 29, 2017". Dutch Top 40 (in Dutch). Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  12. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201726 into search. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  13. ^ " – Zara Larsson – Don't Let Me Be Yours". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  14. ^ "BBC – Radio 1 – Playlist". BBC Radio 1. Archived from the original on 4 June 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.

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