Overall, "I'll Stand by You" spent fourteen weeks in the top 75, including nine weeks in the top forty. There really is a China Grove (in Texas), but Tom Johnston didn't know about it when he wrote the Doobie Brothers song. On 'I'll Stand By You' she added lines and changed lines.". Cashbox noted that "from the opening note, this song oozes "nice". The above lyrics are for Bruce Springsteen's official studio version of I'LL STAND BY YOU as released in 2019. ", "Girls Aloud, What Will The Neighbours Say? It was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry. I had the title and the chorus lyric. Even if we can't find heaven, I'm gonna stand by you Even if we can't find heaven, I'll walk through Hell with you Love, you're not alone, 'cause I'm gonna stand by you I'll be your eyes 'til yours can shine And I'll be your arms, I'll be your steady satellite And when you can't rise, well, I'll crawl with you … Nirvana and MCR made them scary, then Gwen, Avril and Madonna put on the pom poms. " Jonathan Riggs from Idolator wrote, "Regardless of how representative of Hynde’s oeuvre with The Pretenders it really was, “I’ll Stand By You” continues to resonate decades later. In addition, Hynde's singing has grown to where she can wail with the best of them, as she does here against a backdrop that increases perfectly with the rising emotion in her voice. Very few lines would fit on a page and they wouldn't stay on the line. "I'll Stand by You" was covered in 2007 by Carrie Underwood as a charity single, recorded for the American Idol special, Idol Gives Back which aired on April 25, 2007. Lou Gramm - "Waiting For A Girl Like You".  It slipped to number four in its third week, making way for Band Aid 20's take on "Do They Know It's Christmas?". I'll Stand by You written by Chrissie Hynde, Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg instrumental Je pense à nous written by Julie Pietri French Non ti voglio più written by Roberto Casini Italian O Herói Dos Meus Sonhos written by Ana Faria Portuguese ... Trump: "Proud Boys, stand back and stand by. This makes me so happy," Proud Boys organizer Joe Biggs wrote on Parler, a social media platform. I don't think she really entirely embraced it to begin with, but she certainly does now because when she plays it live, it's one of the songs that gets the strongest response. Later after struggling with awakening him, she carries the ill mann to a bath tub, where she washes and nurses him. It was also included on 2006's Chemistry Tour and 2007's The Greatest Hits Tour. They also performed the song on television programmes such as Blue Peter, CD:UK, Countdown, Diggin' It, GMTV, Ministry of Mayhem, Popbusters, Top of the Pops, and Xchange. Whereas 'Night In My Veins' really felt like a great Pretenders rocker, 'I'll Stand By You' felt a little generic. ^shipments figures based on certification alone. Springsteen originally wrote the song for his oldest son, Evan Springsteen, between 1998 and 2001 after reading the Harry Potter books to his children. I’ll tell you what. In 2005, Girls Aloud performed "I'll Stand by You" at Dublin's ChildLine Concert and on the TV show All Time Greatest Love Songs. I'll Stand By You Engineer – Steve Williams (6) Producer – Ian Stanley Written-By – B. Steinberg*, C. Hynde*, T. Kelly* 3:59: 2: Rebel Rock Me Engineer – Steve Williams (6) Producer – Ian Stanley Written-By – C. Hynde* 3:08: 3: Bold As Love Producer, Engineer – Stephen Street Written-By – Jimi Hendrix: 3:23 The video for Girls Aloud's version of "I'll Stand by You" was directed by Trudy Bellinger. The longest-running #1 US hit for a member of the Jackson family is Janet's "That's The Way Love Goes," with eight weeks on top. " People said it is the "weakest track" of the album, describing it as "an anthem of blind support. Side by side we'll be together always. In order to promote the release, Girls Aloud toured radio stations across the United Kingdom and performed an acoustic arrangement of "I'll Stand by You" that they arranged themselves. In addition, Hynde's singing has grown to wher… Play "I'll Stand By You". This song was copyrighted under the title "I'll stand by you always" (see the "Studio Recording" section below) and was titled "Song For Harry Potter" on a Columbia Records in-house promo CD-R (see the original studio versionfor more details). The part i love is when the singer says "nothing you confess can make me love you less" that just screams Jesus he loves us no matter what we have done! Released on July 21, 1994, "I'll Stand by You" reached the top 20 in several countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Iceland, the United Kingdom and the United States. I guess we're promising a lot, but for now it's all we've got. On the table lies a ace card with a knife stuck through it.  It begins with each member of the group lying or sitting motionless in a parched desert. As Bruce Springsteen turns 70 years old, his storytelling powers, songwriting skills, and gift for melody show no signs of diminishment, and his humane musical vision remains as magnificent as ever. The first version of "I'll Stand by You" that Xenomania created was described as a "weird, modernist breakbeat version", which was scrapped upon deciding an updated version of the original song would be better suited for Children in Need. "I'll Stand by You" was included on a ballad section on 2008's Tangled Up Tour, in which Girls Aloud walk along a catwalk which reaches the middle of the crowd. But offer this heart, Oh God Completely to you So I'll walk upon salvation This was used in a 2013 commercial for Progressive Insurance where their spokesperson, Flo, sings the ballad. Tour, Girls Aloud's first tour, they sang the song in colourful, simple evening gowns. Underwood performed the song during the Idol Finale on May 23, 2007. "I'll Stand by You" has been performed by Girls Aloud on most of their concert tours. She's very ruthless, she would get out her pen or her pencil and I remember I was fascinated the way she would write in the notebook because she wouldn't write on the lines. A music video was made to accompany the song. " Cashbox noted that "from the opening note, this song oozes "nice". I'll Stand By You by Shakira (Ft. The group also performed the cover version on their 2005 MTV special (as seen on the Girls on Film DVD) and ITV1's The Girls Aloud Party (2008). Hard to believe this is the same Chrissie Hynde who, in the song "Precious", once told the world to "fuck off". Recorded live on the charity telethon Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief on January 22, 2010 in New York City. Top Songs United States Share: Write a review/comment/correct the lyrics of On Christ The Solid Rock I Stand: Name. A man arrives and is met by Hynde who sings towards him. The man is obviously worried, holding a bullet in his hand. The single collected over 300,000 digital downloads in the time period it was available for download. I know that Chrissie felt that way too to some extent. Colombian singer Shakira performed the song for the live charity telethon Hope for Haiti Now in 2010; her cover version was released on the charity benefit album, which was also entitled Hope for Haiti Now. Every single day and every word you say Every game you play, every night you stay, I’ll be watching you. ^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone. Carrie Underwood - I'll Stand By You Lyrics. The song was released on September 11, 2015, by Columbia Records. Rockin' chairs, rockin' babies, rock-a-bye, rock of ages. "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" Carrie Underwood performed the song during her visit to Africa, which was used as soundtrack for a video vignette, where Underwood is seen singing to children and doing different activities with them. And I stand, I stand in awe of you I stand, I stand in awe of you Holy God, to whom all praise is due I stand in awe of you. "25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs. A special Children in Need version of the video depicts the group members holding "Pudsey" teddy bears, the mascot of the organisation, towards the end of the video. Submit Comment. Larry Flick from Billboard wrote that Chrissie Hynde "returns with a worn, but warm vocal that evokes a powerful, moving presence." In 2004 Girls Aloud achieved their second UK #1 with their version recorded for the annual BBC Children In Need charity telethon. The second CD format featured a medley of songs taken from the album, as well as the Tony Lamezma's Club Romp remix of the track. Tears are in your eyes Come on and come to me now Don't be ashamed to cry Let me see you through It also became a major hit for British girl group Girls Aloud in 2004 and American country singer Carrie Underwood in 2007, both times recorded as a charity single. " Ken Tucker from Entertainment Weekly stated that the singer "matches form with content again and again" on the album, noting that she is "pledging solemn faithfulness to a loved one on the somber anthem". thats what i get from this song. Fourteen years ago, what drew people to her was the conviction she sang with. The former Dead Kennedys frontman on the past, present and future of the band, what music makes us "pliant and stupid," and what he learned from Alice Cooper. " Sandwell Evening Mail called the song "excellent".. 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It started with a bouncy MTV classic. "Stand by You" reached the top of the Adult Top 40 chart in February 2016.  As the charity's official single of the year, the song was showcased as the Children in Need 2004 telethon. In 2006, they performed the song on Australia's Sunrise.  It spent three more consecutive weeks at number three.  Alexis Petridis of The Guardian, who praised Girls Aloud's album, said that "I'll Stand by You" was "a thing of death-dealing tedium. The Stand Lyrics: You stood before creation / Eternity in Your Hand / You spoke the earth into motion / My soul now to stand / You stood before my failure / And carried the cross for my shame / My And I'll fulfill all you fantasies.  It then slipped back down to number four, and spent two more weeks in the top five.. On the long-running BBC program Songwriters Circle, Hynde mentions her embarrassment at having setout to write a “hit.” She goes on to say that she felt better about the song after Noel Gallagher said “he wished he’d written it.” The song appears on Girls Aloud's second studio album What Will the Neighbours Say? At the song's climax, a thunderstorm begins, and the members of Girls Aloud come together and stand in a circle. Tom Kelly played the piano on the record. The Jackson 5 sings the song"I'll be there." During one of the elimination episodes of American Idol Season Six, the song was used as the send-off song for contestant Phil Stacey (the first of two eliminated contestants that week) in lieu of Daughtry's "Home," the show's main send-off song that season.  The single was ranked thirty-fourth on the year-end chart (see 2004 in British music). ", "I'll Stand by You" debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart on November 21, 2004, becoming Girls Aloud's second single to do so. She helps him with tools when he tries to fix a machine.  Nicola Roberts said, "Hopefully if our single does well it's a lot of money going to the charity.". Email. The single and the video were released on the U.S. iTunes Store on April 26, 2007. The public finally got to hear the song when it was included on the soundtrack of the 2019 Boss-inspired film Blinded By The Light. In 2004, the British-Irish all-female pop group Girls Aloud recorded a cover of "I'll Stand by You" as the official charity single for the 2004 Children in Need fundraising campaign. Though this song has a decidedly different tone, the feeling is as strong as ever. I'll Stand by You written by Chrissie Hynde, Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg English May 21, 1994 Je pense à nous written by Julie Pietri French 1995 Non ti voglio più written by Roberto Casini Italian 1997 O Herói Dos Meus Sonhos written by Ana Faria Portuguese 1994 It's done really well for her and for us." "Stand by You" is the second single by American singer and songwriter Rachel Platten's major label debut studio album, Wildfire. The song is about looking back on a familiar love and remembering all the best parts of someone. Billboard Hot 100 at number six, Underwood's highest Hot 100 position since her 2005 debut single "Inside Your Heaven", which debuted at number one. A song for the times. The single also received unsolicited airplay on U.S. country music radio stations, despite not being officially released to country radio. I'll Stand By You- I think you wrote with Chrissie Hynde - what was the process of that song, because to me it's almost like a country song, with the chords and the feel? Lyrics to 'I'll Stand By You' by Pretenders. It was later featured in the pilot episode of Dawson's Creek. Steinberg: "I remember when we wrote it I felt two things: I felt one, we had written a hit song and I felt two, a little sheepish that we had written something a little soft, a little generic for The Pretenders. "I'll Stand by You" was promoted through various live appearances and has since been performed on a number of the group's concert tours. 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"I'll Stand by You" is a 1994 song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents. Email. Underwood is also seen crying towards the end of the video, when she is helping an ill person. I was a huge Pretenders fan before I ever wrote a song with Chrissie or before I ever met her. Name. Fortunately, it was a very positive experience that led to more collaborations, including the 2016 Pretenders album Alone, where she worked with Dan Auerbach. The track was announced a single just ten days before its November 15, 2004 release. This music video was made available for download on the U.S. iTunes Store. These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "I'll Stand by You". when we are at a crossroad in life he will see us through to the right choice. When Simon Mayo of the BBC asked Springsteen why it wasn't used in the Harry Potter movie, he replied, "You'd have to ask them." Bruce Springsteen originally wrote this melodic ballad for the 2001 movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, but it was never used. The first disc includes "Real Life", a song taken from Girls Aloud's second album What Will the Neighbours Say?. I'LL STAND BY YOU is a song written by Bruce Springsteen and first released on the soundtrack album for the 2019 movie Blinded by The Light. The music video, directed by Trudy Bellinger, saw Girls Aloud stranded in a desert as they "stand by" each other. "I'll Stand by You" was released as the second single from the album Last of the Independents (1994), and it reached number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 21 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, and number 10 in the United Kingdom. As announced, all profits from the sale of the single were donated to charity. stand by definition: 1. to be waiting and ready to do something or to help: 2. to allow something unpleasant to happen…. It was eventually removed from iTunes, leading the single to have one of the biggest falls in Hot 100 history. Ryan Seacrest announced that all money made on digital downloads would be donated to charity to help millions of poor children at the time. At one point in the video, she is seen walking into a cemetery with a girl on her arms, and a boy by her hand who is carrying flowers. Wonder wrote the touching song for his wife Syreeta Wright. " BBC Music felt it was "arguable whether this cover adds much to the Pretenders' original. The song is a ballad in which the singer pledges love and faithful assistance to a loved one in times of personal darkness. Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner. About the Author Sharon Sala is a long-time member of RWA, as well as a member of OKRWA. ", However, Stylus Magazine actually commended the song, comparing it to Shakespears Sister and calling it "far, far better than anyone gives it credit for. He also wrote anthems, "Listen to the Lambs" and "I'll Never Turn back No More". He published collections of spiritual arrangements, such as Religious Folksongs of the Negro (1927) and the Dett Collection of Negro Spirituals (1937). "No Scrubs" introduced the term "scrub" to the popular lexicon, and defined it in the opening lines ("a scrub is a guy that think he's fine..."). A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, Chrissie Hynde wrote this with Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, who have written many hit songs, including ", Steinberg: "'I'll Stand By You,' like the other hits that Tom and I wrote, started out as a lyric that I had in a notebook. Their version was produced by Brian Higgins and his production team Xenomania.  Girls Aloud spent a fourth week in the top five. 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The Gravitas Vocal Dub Mix Edit of "I'll Stand by You" appears on the "Wake Me Up" single. It was available on two different CD singles. Despite its success, Girls Aloud's cover of the song was largely panned by contemporary music critics. She has 115 books and novellas in print, published in six different genres Romance, Young Adult, Western, Fiction, and Women's Fiction and Non-Fiction. And what could I do? he knows our dark side and he still wants to help us. It became Girls Aloud's second number one on the UK Singles Chart, spending two weeks at the top position and receiving a silver certification from the British Phonographic Industry. It charted higher in the UK and the US than "Night in My Veins", the album's first single. was written by Boy George about his relationship with Culture Club's drummer Jon Moss. Underwood is seen singing to young children and helping them with different art projects, such as painting. (2004). Bruce Springsteen wrote "I'll Stand By You Always" for the first Harry Potter movie; it appeared online this week. Thank you 4 weeks ago . "After collaborating with Tom and Billy, I've learned how to collaborate with people and I found that was really fun," she said in a, Other artists to cover this song include Rod Stewart (on his 2006 album.  They also visited children's hospitals.  The track's release was announced a single just ten days before its release date. 1 Comments/Reviews. A few years after I wrote the song, a man named David Clydesdale contacted me and said he was writing a choral arrangement of it for an Easter production and asked if I could try to write a second verse. (Check out our, This song has returned to both the UK and US charts with different cover versions. Chrissie is a very, very strong songwriter in her own right. Girl Aloud Sarah Harding explained in, For Hynde, working with outside songwriters was a big step, as she was used to writing on her own.  Since 2010 the song has been used in an appeal advert for the NSPCC, and also the Girls Aloud version was used in an advert for Aptamil follow-on milk. It begins in an old wooden hut. For 2005's What Will the Neighbours Say...? X. In the end, the man now fully dressed again leaves the hut, while Hynde watches him. Comment. She holds around him.  Despite competition from four new top ten entries, the song also remained at the top for a second week. The music video was filmed in Africa. In 2011, Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  On October 5, 2016, Platten released … Oh, can’t you see you belong to me How my poor heart aches with every step you take Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, who co-wrote "I'll Stand By You" with Billy and Tom, was in New York to induct them. As with all songs written by Chrissie Hynde, PETA had to approve the use and royalties from it were sent to the organization. This article is about the song by the Pretenders. The music video for "I'll Stand by You" was released in 1994 and features Chrissie Hynde caring for an ill man. Jason Dauman was somebody who, for a commission, was willing to provide some of the service that a publisher would. (Francis) Hall JOHNSON (1888-1970) He was born in Athens, Georgia. However, this website u… She performed the song during the program, exactly before Wyclef Jean's speech and after Reese Witherspoon's call on the phone bank. Oh, why you look so sad?  The single spent two further weeks in the top ten, holding on at number nine. Girls Aloud toured radio stations across the United Kingdom and performed an acoustic arrangement of "I'll Stand by You" that they arranged themselves. Fourteen years ago, what drew people to her was the conviction she sang with. The song was written by Chrissie Hynde and the songwriting team of Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, and produced by Ian Stanley. But I'll tell you what.  Evening Herald commented that the song "showcases an updated Pretenders' sound. The Roots) If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. I'll Stand by You Always is an unreleased song written by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Larry Flick from Billboard wrote that Chrissie Hynde "returns with a worn, but warm vocal that evokes a powerful, moving presence. Worship Together is the best and most comprehensive resource on the web for worship leaders, worship bands and worship teams. Steinberg told us how they met: "Tom and I never had a publisher, we both published ourselves. Though this song has a decidedly different tone, the feeling is as strong as ever. Wright co-wrote many of Wonder’s songs and was a huge asset to his success. I remember she would just take a pen and she would cross out any lines I had written that she didn't like, and usually the lines that she didn't like would be ones that were too tender or too poetic. " Sam Shepherd of musicOMH bluntly stated "perhaps the children most in need, are those that part with their pocket money for this drivel [...] This is a sub-karaoke version, limp, tired, and uninspired. "Video Killed The Radio Star" by Buggles was the first video to air on MTV when the network started broadcasting on August 1, 1981. Each week Worship Together gives away Free Lead Sheets and MP3s to brand new songs from some of your favorite worship leaders like Chris Tomlin, Hillsong UNITED, Tim Hughes, Passion and Brenton Brown plus new voices you'll love.  It spent a second week at number four, before rising to number three. "I'll Stand by You" is a song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents (1994). On its first few days of release, the song sold 124,496 digital downloads, prompting a debut on the U.S. Hynde tries to comfort him. And she also fix his clothes with needle and sewing thread. This was written based on the piano. , The song entered the Irish Singles Chart at number four. Learn more. It also transpires that Chrissie Hynde, the Pretenders lead singer and co-writer of I’ll Stand By You, is a very staunch vegan. Other times he plays with a coin or a card deck. You stood before creation Eternity in your hand You spoke the earth into motion My soul now to stand You stood before my failure And carried the cross for my shame My sin weighed upon your shoulders My soul now to stand So what could I say? Reply. See if you know can match the rocker to the role. Where is weevils post in weevils? Ricky Van Shelton) I'll do everything I can to make you proud to be my man. Samerra Dean of Sandy Springs is a Trump supporter. Hard to believe this is the same Chrissie Hynde who, in the song "Precious", once told the world to "fuck off". He also looks into a map. The song peaked at number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her second consecutive top-40 song. "Proud Boys, stand back and stand by, but I'll tell you what, I'll tell you what --somebody has got to do something about Antifa and the left." Rock Stars - especially those in the metal realm - are often enlisted for horror movies. She would just scribble across pages. She would toughen up stuff I'd written. The song is found on the charity benefit album, Hope for Haiti Now. And I'll stand by you thru our rockin' years. "I'll Stand by You" is a cover in 2010 by the Colombian singer Shakira as a promotional charity single for the Hope for Haiti Now campaign and was released on January 23, 2010, in the wake of the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake. if you realy want to now ill tell ya find riggs movie multiplex and its next to the magazine stand. Faultless to stand before the throne. 4 I’ll Stand By You On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx. Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" was originally called "Brown Skinned Girl," and was about an interracial relationship. Denise Truitt . The single was released on November 15, 2004 in the UK, the week of the Children in Need 2004 telethon. It was called "a particular soggy area" on Girls Aloud's album. I use a Mont Blanc fountain pen and I tend to write kind of neatly. on Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) Last.fm's Current Most Loved Pop Tracks. Songfacts®: Chrissie Hynde wrote this with Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, who have written many hit songs, including " True Colors ," " Eternal Flame " and " Like A Virgin ." A mother rarely sees any flaw in her child so this nostalgic mood is perfect.
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