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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
GenrePop[1]
Length3:19
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Zara Larsson singles chronology
"Symphony"
(2017)
"Don't Let Me Be Yours"
(2017)
"Only You"
(2017)
Music video
"Don't Let Me Be Yours" on YouTube

Contents

CompositionEdit

"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]
No.TitleLength
1."Don't Let Me Be Yours" (Black Chiney Remix)3:25
2."Don't Let Me Be Yours" (AObeats Remix)4:11

PersonnelEdit

  • 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

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
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]

ReferencesEdit

  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'". BreatheHeavy.com. 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". findsongtempo.com. 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. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – 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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