Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur – Piano Notes

Piano Notes for Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur – CDE FGAB

Key Information for the Song Say You Won’t Let Go by James Arthur

Scale: Bb Major Scale (two black keys)
Key Signature: Two flats (Bb, Eb)
Bb Major Scale Notes: Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G, A
Tempo: 94 bpm
Time Signature: 4/4
Difficulty Level: Beginner, Intermediate

This post will provide the letter notes for the melody of Say You Won’t Let Go by James Arthur. The song is in Bb major with a tempo of 94 BPM and a 4/4 time signature. These notes are intended for piano and are suitable for players with some experience as well as for beginners.

Tips to Play the Piano Notes for Say You Won't Let Go

Fast Notes – Brackets

Some letter notes for the song Say You Won't Let Go are given in brackets like (notes); they are meant to be played quickly or fast, similar to 16th, 32nd, or sometimes 8th notes in sheet music.

Play these notes continuously and connectedly, following the Say You Won't Let Go song’s rhythm and lyrics.

The next regular note is written immediately after the closing bracket.

Sustained Notes – Wavy Lines

The wavy line symbol ~ (tilde) following a note indicates sustained notes.

  • One tilde signifies a quarter-note duration on the piano sheet.
  • Two tildes denote a half-note duration.
  • Three tildes signify a whole note duration.

Therefore, press and hold the note for the appropriate duration based on the number of tildes while playing the piano notes for the Say You Won't Let Go song.

Intro Music

[A#] F D~ *A#~
[F] F D~ C~
[Gm] F D~ *A#~
[D#] Eb Eb~ (Eb) D

Verse 1

I met you in the dark, you lit me up
You made me feel as though I was enough
We danced the night away, we drank too much
I held your hair back when you were throwin’ up

F   F~ (D) D~   (C) *Bb~~
I    met you in   the dark,

F     F   D   D~~
you  lit  me up

F       F~ (D) D~       (C) *Bb~~
You  made me feel  as though

(Eb)  (Eb) D   (Eb) D~~
I        was      enough

F       F~       (D) D~    (C) *Bb~~
We danced  the night  away,

F     G        D    (D) C~~
we  drank  too  much

F  F~     (D) D~      (C) *Bb~~
I   held  your_hair  back when

(Eb Eb)    (Eb D)    (Eb) D~~
you were  throwin’  up


Then, you smiled over your shoulder
For a minute, I was stone-cold sober
I pulled you closer to my chest
And you asked me to stay over
I said, “I already told ya
I think that you should get some rest”

(F G)         Bb~      (F G) Bb      C* Bb~
Then, you smiled   over your   shoulder

(F G)  (Bb G)    (Bb G)    Bb     Bb  C* D*~
For a  minute,   I was     stone-cold sober

D*~  C*       (D*) Eb* D*
I      pulled   you closer

C*  Bb~  Bb~~
to   my   chest

(F G)     Bb~       (F G) Bb     C* Bb~
And you asked   me to stay   over

(F G)   Bb~   (F G) Bb  C*  D*~
I said, “I       already    told ya

D*~ C*      (D*) Eb*   D*
I     think   that you   should

C*    Bb~    Bb~ G~~~
get  some  rest”


I knew I loved you then, but you’d never know
‘Cause I played it cool when I was scared of letting go
I knew I needed you, but I never showed
But I wanna stay with you until we’re grey and old

F*  F*~    (D*) D*~   (C*) Bb~~
I    knew  I loved     you then,

F*     F*       D*       D*~~
but   you’d   never know

F*       F*~   (D* D* ) D*~      (C*) Bb G
‘Cause I      played it cool   when I was

Eb*~ (D*)    (Eb* D*)  (Eb*) D*~~
scared of    letting     go

F*  F*~    (D*) D*~ (C*)  Bb~~
I knew     I needed         you,

(C*) F*  G*~ D*  (D*) C*~~
but   I     never   showed

F* F*~     (D*) D*~  (C*)  Bb
I wanna  stay         with  you

Bb Eb*  Eb*    (Eb* D*)  (Eb*)  D*~~
until      we’re  grey       and    old


Just say you won’t let go
Just say you won’t let go

F*     A*~  Bb*~   F*~     D*~ F*~~~
Just say   you    won’t   let   go

F*     A*~  Bb*~  F*~    D*~  F*~~~  (Eb* D*) C*~~
Just  say  you    won’t  let   go~~    ~~

Verse 2

I’ll wake you up with some breakfast in bed
I’ll bring you coffee with a kiss on your head
And I’ll take the kids to school, wave them goodbye
And I’ll thank my lucky stars for that night

F   F~     (D) D~   (C) *Bb~~
I’ll wake  you up   with some

F     F       D   D~~
breakfast  in  bed

F    F~     (D) D~  (C)   *Bb~~
I’ll  bring  you coff_ee    with

(Eb Eb) D   (Eb) D~~
a kiss   on  your head

F   F~     (D) D~    (C) *Bb~~
I’ll take   the kids  to school,

F         G      D    (D) C~~
wave  them goodbye

F    F~    (D) D~  (C) *Bb~~
I’ll  thank my luc_ ky     stars

(Eb Eb)   (Eb D Eb) D~~
for  that   night


(F G) Bb~ (F G) Bb C* Bb~
(F G) (Bb G) (Bb G) Bb Bb C* D*~
D*~ C* (D*) Eb* D* C* Bb~ Bb~~

When you looked over your shoulder
For a minute, I forget that I’m older
I wanna dance with you right now, woah

(F G) Bb~ (F G) Bb C* Bb~
(F G) Bb~ (F G) Bb C* D*~
D*~ C* (D*) Eb* D* C* Bb~ Bb~ G~~~

And you look as beautiful as ever
And I swear that every day, you’ll get better
You make me feel this way somehow


I’m so in love with you and I hope you know
Darlin’, your love is more than worth its weight in gold
We’ve come so far, my dear, look how we’ve grown
And I wanna stay with you until we’re grey and old

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