"Love Me like You Do" is the title of a song by British singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding.
It was written for the movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" from 2015 and got featured as a single on the album "Fifty Shades of Grey: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack".
This synthpop song has a length of 4 minutes and 12 seconds and was released by three labels: Cherrytree, Republic Records and Interscope Records.
It was written by Max Martin, Ilya, Tove Nilsson, SavanKotecha and Ali Payami. The producers were Payami and Martin. "Love Me like You Do" was recorded at the MXM Studios, in both Los Angeles and Stockholm.
Further production was required at the studios The RedRoom in Gothenburg and Wolf Cousins Studios in Stockholm.
The official release date for the single has been the seventh of January, year 2015. It was made available on two formats, first as a CD single, then as a digital download.
Republic Records featured it as single number two from the soundtrack album, then it was furthered re-released by the other two labels, Interscope and Cherrytree. "Love Me like You Do" was acclaimed by the music critics, especially for the vocals and the musical production involved.
The commercial success was big, topping the UK Singles Charts for over a month. In the United States, it was very successful as well, reaching the third spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. The CD single version includes a radio edit with a length of 3 minutes and 52 seconds and an instrumental version.
The personnel involved in the production is the following: vocalist Ellie Goulding, cello player David Bukovinszky, strings arranger and editor MattiasBylund, Peter Carlsson as backing vocals and vocal editing, Tom Coyne for the mastering, Robin Fredriksson and Oscar Gorres for the backing vocals, SerbanGhenea for the mixing, John Hanes for mix engineering, Sam Holland as an engineer, Oscar Holter and Ilya for more backing vocals, Mattias Johansson for the violin, SavanKotecha and Mattias Larsson for backing vocals, Max Martin and Ali Payami for backing vocals and drums, percussion, programming, keys, production and songwriting and LudvigSoderberg for backing vocals.
"Love Me like You Do" topped the charts in Australia, Bulgaria, Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Israel, Italy, Ireland and many other places. It was certified Platinum in Canada, Italy, New Zealand, UK and US and double Platinum in Australia.
Enjoy the synthpop piano sheet listed for "Love Me like You Do" by Ellie Goulding, and download the PDF to rehearse your piano skills.