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Piano Letter Notes and Chords for Wake Me Up – Avicii


This post will provide the melody notes (right hand letter notes) and chords (left hand notes) for the song Wake Me Up by Avicii.

Wake Me Up Piano Notes

Key Information for the Song Wake Me Up by Avicii

Scale: B Minor Scale (two black keys)
Key Signature: Two sharps (F#, C#)
B Minor Scale Notes: B, C#, D, E, F#, G, A
Relative major of B minor key is D major scale (i.e. same notes arranged in different order)
D Major Scale Notes: D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#
Tempo: 118 bpm
Time Signature: 4/4
Difficulty Level: Intermediate, Advanced

The song is in B Minor key with a tempo of 118 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 Wake Me Up

Fast Notes – Brackets

Some letter notes for the song Wake Me Up 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 Wake Me Up 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 Wake Me Up song.


1. Right-Hand Melody (Right-Hand Letter Notes) for Wake Me Up

Part 1A (Verse 1)

Feelin’ my way through the darkness
Guided by a beatin’ heart
I can’t tell where the journey will end
But I know where to start


(B B B)        B~    A (F#)        A~ (F# E) D~~
Feelin’ my  way  through the  darkness

B (B)     B~ A   A F#    A B~
Guided  by a   beatin’  heart

(B) B    B~    A A    (F#) A~ F#   (E) D~~
I can’t  tell   where  the journey  will end

F#   F#  G~      A A (F#)   (E) D~~
But  I    know   where to   start


Part 1B (Verse 1)

They tell me I’m too young to understand
They say I’m caught up in a dream
Well, life will pass me by if I don’t open up my eyes
Well, that’s fine by me


B        (B) B~   A F# A~~         (F# E) D~~
They  tell me   I’m too young   to understand

B       (B) B~    A (A)         F#   A B~~
They say I’m  caught up  in a  dream


B      C#* D* D*    (B) A
Well, life will pass me by

A A   F#   E      D    D      F# F#~ (E) D~
if  I  don’t open up   my   eyes

(E)     F#      G~  A~  (F# E) D~~
Well, that’s  fine by   me


Part 2A (Chorus)

So wake me up when it’s all over
When I’m wiser and I’m older
All this time, I was findin’ myself and I
Didn’t know I was lost


A     B      C#*  D*~  D*~
So wake  me   up    when

(B) A  A   A F#
it’s     all  over

B        C#*   D*~ D*~   (B) A   A     B A
When I’m     wiser       and     I’m  older


B    C#* D*~  F#*  F#*   (E*) D*  D* E* D*~~
All  this  time, I     was   findin’    myself

(A)   A~~
and   I

A A     G       (F#) F#  E D~~
Didn’t know  I was     lost


Part 2B (Chorus)

So wake me up when it’s all over
When I’m wiser and I’m older
All this time, I was findin’ myself and I
Didn’t know I was lost


A     B      C#*  D*~  D*~
So wake  me   up    when

(B) A  A   A F#
it’s     all  over

B        C#*   D*~ F#*~ G*~
When I’m     wiser       and

A*~   (F#* E*)  (D*) D* (E* F#*)
I’m     ol_der~~


B    C#* D*~  F#*  F#*   G* G* A* (F#* E*) D*~
All  this  time, I     was   findin’    myself~~

A B (C#* B) A~
and   I~~

F#  F#   G      G  A      (F# E) D~~
Didn’t    know  I  was   lost


Part 3A (Verse 2)

I tried carryin’ the weight of the world
But I only have two hands
Hope I get the chance to travel the world
But I don’t have any plans
Wish that I could stay forever this young
Not afraid to close my eyes
Life’s a game made for everyone
And love is the prize


Part 4 (Chorus)

A     B      C#*  D*~  D*~    (B) A  A   A F#
So wake  me   up    when  it’s     all  over

B        C#*   D*~ D*~   (B) A   A     B A
When I’m     wiser       and     I’m  older

B    C#* D*~  F#*  F#*   (E*) D*  D* E* D*~~
All  this  time, I     was   findin’    myself

(A)   A~~  A A     G       (F#) F#  E D~~
And   I      didn’t know  I was     lost


A     B      C#*  D*~  D*~    (B) A  A   A F#
So wake  me   up    when  it’s     all  over

B        C#*   D*~ F#*~ G*~  A*~   (F#* E*)  (D*) D* (E* F#*)
When I’m     wiser       and I’m     ol_der~~


B    C#* D*~  F#*  F#*   G* G* A* (F#* E*) D*~
All  this  time, I     was   findin’    myself~~

A B (C#* B) A~ F#  F#   G      G  A      (F# E) D~~
and   I~~          didn’t    know  I  was   lost


Part 5 (Bridge)

I didn’t know I was lost
I didn’t know I was lost
I didn’t know I was lost
I didn’t know, I didn’t know, I didn’t know



2. Right-Hand Notes and Chords for Wake Me Up

Wake Me Up Piano Right Hand and Left Hand Notes

This section combines the right-hand melody with the corresponding chords played by the left hand for the song Wake Me Up.

  • Letter notes are written above the words, showing you which note to sing for each syllable.
  • Chords are written below the lyrics to tell you which chords to play on your instrument along with the song.
  • Notations for the chord are given in square brackets after each chord.
  • vertical bar (like this: |) is placed within the lyrics to show you exactly where to change chords.

Verse 1

| (B B B)      | B~    A (F#)         | A~ (F# E) D~~
| Feelin’ my  | way  through the | darkness
Bm               | G                        | D

| B (B)     |  B~ A   A F#  |   A B~
| Guided  | by a   beatin’ | heart
Bm          | G                  | D

| (B) B   |  B~    A A   (F#) |  A~ F#   (E) D~~
| I can’t  | tell   where  the | journey  will end
Bm        | G                      | D

F#   F# | G~      A A (F#) | (E) D~~
| But I  | know   where to | start
Bm       | G                      | D


B        (B) B~  |  A F# A~ | ~         (F# E) D~~
| They  tell me | I’m too    | young   to understand
Bm                  | G            | D

B       (B) B~   |  A (A)         F#  | A B~~
| They say I’m | caught up  in a | dream
Bm                  | G                    | D


| B      C#* D* | D*    (B) A A A |  F#   E      D    D      F# F#~ (E) D~
| Well, life will | pass me by  if  | I  don’t open up   my   eyes
Bm                 | G                     | D

| (E)     F#    |   G~  A~ |  (F# E) D~~
| Well, that’s |  fine by  | me
Bm               | G          | D


Chorus

A     B      C#* |  D*~  D*~  | (B) A  A  |  A F#
So wake  me | up    when  | it’s     all |  over
                     | Bm             | G           | D

B        C#*  |  D*~ D*~ |  (B) A   A  |  B A
When I’m   | wiser       | and     I’m  | older
A               | Bm           | G              | D


B    C#* | D*~  F#*  F#* | (E*) D* | D* E* D*~~
All  this | time, I     was  | findin’   | myself
F#        | Bm                  | G         | D

(A)  | A~~  A A    |  G       (F#) F# |  E D~~
and | I   |  Didn’t | know  I was      |  lost
       | A  | Bm      | G                     | D


Chorus

A    |  B      C#* |  D*~  D*~ |     (B) A  A   A F#
So | wake  me  | up  when  | it’s     all |  over
    | F#              | Bm           | G           | D

B        C#*  |  D*~ F#*~ G*~   A*~   (F#* E*)  (D*) D* (E* F#*)
When I’m   |  wiser     |  and  I’m    |  ol_der~~
A               | Bm          | G              | D


B    C#* D*~  F#*  F#*   G* G* A* (F#* E*) D*~
All  this |  time, I     was  |  findin’  |   myself~~
F#        | Bm                   | G         | D

A B (C#* B) A~ F#  F#   G    G  A      (F# E) D~~
and  |  I~ | ~          Didn’t  |   know  I  was | lost
       | A    | Bm                 | G          | D



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