The Scientist – Piano Notes with Music Sheet – Coldplay

Piano Letter Notes for The Scientist – Coldplay – CDE FGAB

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Tips to Play the Piano Notes for The Scientist

Some letter notes for the song The Scientist are given in brackets like (notes); play those notes continuously or connected.

~ – wavy line (tilde) after a note means to sustain that note or press that note for longer.

The Scientist – Song by Coldplay

The Scientist by Coldplay is a popular song with more than 1 billion (100 Crore) views on YouTube.

The song is about regret and longing for the past. It is written from the perspective of a man who has lost his lover and is now realizing all the mistakes he made in the relationship. He wishes he could go back and do things differently, but knows that it is impossible.

The song’s title is a reference to the scientist’s desire to experiment and learn from their mistakes. In the context of the song, the scientist represents the man with a desire to go back in time and change his past.

Intro Music

Tip – For music, press notes in bracket simultaneously, means at the same time like chord.

(FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~
(FA#)~  (FA#)~  (FA#)~  A# C*

(FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~
(FG)~  (FG)~  (FG)~  (FG)~

Intro Music – Music Sheet

Tip – In both parts 1 and 2, most of the lines use 2 lines of notes.
So practice these two following lines, so that you can play Part 1 and 2 easily.

(F G F C*~)   A~
(F G F) A~ A~ AA~~  G F~~

Part 1

Come up to meet you,
tell you I’m sorry
You don’t know
how lovely you are

I had to find you,
tell you I need you
Tell you I set you apart

F         G    F   C*~    A~
Come  up   to  meet  you,

F     G    F      C*~ A~
tell  you  I’m   so_rry

C      F        G
You  don’t   know

F      A~ A~    A     A~ G F~ ~
how love_ly   you  are~~

F  G     F   C*~   A~
I   had  to  find   you,

F     G    F   C*~    A~
tell  you  I   need   you

F    G    F
Tell you  I

A~   A~     AA~~ G F~~
set you     a_pa_rt

Part 1 – How to Play

Come up to meet you, tell you I’m sorry
You don’t know how lovely you are
I had to find you, tell you I need you
Tell you I set you apart

(F      G   F C*~)   A~  | (F   G   F   C*~)  A~
Come up to meet you | tell you I’m so_  rry

C      (F    G        F    A~) A~    (A A~) G F~ ~
You  don’t know how love_ly   you are~~

(F G F C*~)  A~  | (F G F C*~)      A~
I had to find you | tell you I need you

(F G F)    A~  A~   AA~~ G F~~
Tell you I set you   a_pa_rt

Part 1 – Music Sheet

Part 2

Tell me your secrets
and ask me your questions
Oh, let’s go back to the start

Running in circles, coming up tails
Heads on a science apart

F    G    F     C*~    A~
Tell me your sec_rets

F     F    G    F      C*~ A~
and ask me your  ques_tions

F     G      F    A~
Oh,  let’s  go  back

A~   A     A~ G F~ ~
to    the   sta_rt

F    G        F    C*~   A~
Ru_nning   in   circles,

F     G      F     C*~ A~
co_ming   up   tai_ls

F         G    F   A~ A~      AA~~ GF~~
Heads on   a   sci_ence   a_pa_rt

Part 2 – How to Play

Tell me your secrets and ask me your questions
Oh, let’s go back to the start
Running in circles, coming up tails
Heads on a science apart

(F G F C*~)          A~ |  (F F G F C*~)                A~
Tell me your sec_rets | and ask me your ques_tions

(F G F A~)           A~  A   A~ G F~ ~
Oh, let’s go back to   the  sta_rt

(F G F C*~)        A~ |   (F G F C*~)    A~
Ru_nning in cir_cles, coming up tai_ls

(F G F A~)         A~     AA~~ GF~~
Heads on a sci_ence   a_pa_rt

Part 2 – Music Sheet

Part 3

Nobody said it was easy
It’s such a shame for us to part

Nobody said it was easy
No one ever said it would be this hard

Oh, take me back to the start

F*~ D*C*   F*~
Nobody     said

D*   C*     F*~ D*~~~
it     was   easy

A~   C*      A   D*~
It’s   such   a   shame

A    A    A   A~ GF~
for  us  to   part

F*~ D*C*    F*~
No_body    said

D*   C*     F*~ D*~~~
it    was   easy

A    A     C* A   D*~
No  one  ever   said

A   A        A    A~    G F E~
it   would  be  this   hard

A#    A#     A#    A#
Oh,   take   me   back

A#   A#    A#~ AF
to    the   sta_rt

Part 3 – How to Play

Nobody said it was easy. It’s such a shame for us to part
Nobody said it was easy. No one ever said it would be this hard
Oh, take me back to the start

F*~  (D*C*  F*~)  (D* C*  F*~) D*~~~
No_ body said      it   was ea_  sy

A~   (C*  A   D*~)   (A A A A~)  GF~
It’s   such a shame for us to pa_ rt

F*~  (D*C*  F*~)  (D* C*  F*~) D*~~~
No_ body said      it   was ea_  sy

(A A C* A D*~)  |   (A A      A  A~)   G F E~~~
No one ever said | it would be  this   hard

(A# A# A# A# A# A# A#~)      AF
Oh, take me back to the sta_ rt

Part 3 – Music Sheet


To play music, press notes in bracket at the same time like chord.

(FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~
(FA#)~  (FA#)~  (FA#)~  A# C*

(FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~  (FA)~
(FG)~  (FG)~  (FG)~  (FG)~

Part 4

I was just guessing at numbers and figures
Pulling the puzzles apart
Questions of science, science and progress
Do not speak as loud as my heart
But tell me you love me, come back and haunt me
Oh and I rush to the start

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