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. [47] Girls Aloud spent a fourth week in the top five. Though this song has a decidedly different tone, the feeling is as strong as ever. 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[55][56][57] It then slipped back down to number four,[58] and spent two more weeks in the top five.[59][60]. It also transpires that Chrissie Hynde, the Pretenders lead singer and co-writer of I’ll Stand By You, is a very staunch vegan. Faultless to stand before the throne. And she also fix his clothes with needle and sewing thread. [48] The single spent two further weeks in the top ten, holding on at number nine. I'll Stand By You by Shakira (Ft. He also looks into a map. Name. It started with a bouncy MTV classic. Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" was originally called "Brown Skinned Girl," and was about an interracial relationship. 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. She holds around him. [54] It spent three more consecutive weeks at number three. However, this website u… Other times he plays with a coin or a card deck. 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. Wright co-wrote many of Wonder’s songs and was a huge asset to his success. But I'll tell you what. Top Songs United States Share: Write a review/comment/correct the lyrics of On Christ The Solid Rock I Stand: Name. 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. The single and the video were released on the U.S. iTunes Store on April 26, 2007. In the end, the man now fully dressed again leaves the hut, while Hynde watches him. "25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs. 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 ^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone. About the Author Sharon Sala is a long-time member of RWA, as well as a member of OKRWA. 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. This was written based on the piano. Bruce Springsteen wrote "I'll Stand By You Always" for the first Harry Potter movie; it appeared online this week. 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. The song peaked at number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her second consecutive top-40 song. 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. 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 And I'll stand by you thru our rockin' years. Springsteen originally wrote the song for his oldest son, Evan Springsteen, between 1998 and 2001 after reading the Harry Potter books to his children. Lyrics to 'I'll Stand By You' by Pretenders. Larry Flick from Billboard wrote that Chrissie Hynde "returns with a worn, but warm vocal that evokes a powerful, moving presence." was written by Boy George about his relationship with Culture Club's drummer Jon Moss. 4 I’ll Stand By You Recorded live on the charity telethon Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief on January 22, 2010 in New York City. I was a huge Pretenders fan before I ever wrote a song with Chrissie or before I ever met her. It charted higher in the UK and the US than "Night in My Veins", the album's first single. "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. [39] Nicola Roberts said, "Hopefully if our single does well it's a lot of money going to the charity."[39]. "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..."). 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. Every single day and every word you say Every game you play, every night you stay, I’ll be watching you. The music video for "I'll Stand by You" was released in 1994 and features Chrissie Hynde caring for an ill man. 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! Very few lines would fit on a page and they wouldn't stay on the line. (Check out our, This song has returned to both the UK and US charts with different cover versions. Their version was produced by Brian Higgins and his production team Xenomania. The single was released on November 15, 2004 in the UK, the week of the Children in Need 2004 telethon. Larry Flick from Billboard wrote that Chrissie Hynde "returns with a worn, but warm vocal that evokes a powerful, moving presence. [52] It spent a second week at number four,[53] before rising to number three. 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 … [38] As the charity's official single of the year, the song was showcased as the Children in Need 2004 telethon. 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. It begins in an old wooden hut. He also wrote anthems, "Listen to the Lambs" and "I'll Never Turn back No More". The song was written by Chrissie Hynde and the songwriting team of Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, and produced by Ian Stanley. I use a Mont Blanc fountain pen and I tend to write kind of neatly. She would toughen up stuff I'd written. The music video was filmed in Africa. 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. 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? 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In addition, Hynde's singing has grown to wher… The above lyrics are for Bruce Springsteen's official studio version of I'LL STAND BY YOU as released in 2019. On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx. "I'll Stand by You" is a 1994 song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents. The song appears on Girls Aloud's second studio album What Will the Neighbours Say? "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. I’ll tell you what. Worship Together is the best and most comprehensive resource on the web for worship leaders, worship bands and worship teams. "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[76] and was released on January 23, 2010, in the wake of the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake. [1] Learn more. Steinberg told us how they met: "Tom and I never had a publisher, we both published ourselves. if you realy want to now ill tell ya find riggs movie multiplex and its next to the magazine stand. 1 Comments/Reviews. "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." [38] The track's release was announced a single just ten days before its release date. She helps him with tools when he tries to fix a machine. It was later featured in the pilot episode of Dawson's Creek. "[8] People said it is the "weakest track" of the album, describing it as "an anthem of blind support. "Stand by You" is the second single by American singer and songwriter Rachel Platten's major label debut studio album, Wildfire. And what could I do? I had the title and the chorus lyric. In 2011, Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Underwood is also seen crying towards the end of the video, when she is helping an ill person. At the song's climax, a thunderstorm begins, and the members of Girls Aloud come together and stand in a circle. [39], Girls Aloud's version of "I'll Stand By You" was largely panned by music critics. 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. "I'll Stand by You" has been performed by Girls Aloud on most of their concert tours. As with all songs written by Chrissie Hynde, PETA had to approve the use and royalties from it were sent to the organization. [51], The song entered the Irish Singles Chart at number four. But offer this heart, Oh God Completely to you So I'll walk upon salvation [2] Since 2010 the song has been used in an appeal advert for the NSPCC,[3] and also the Girls Aloud version was used in an advert for Aptamil follow-on milk. This article is about the song by the Pretenders. The first disc includes "Real Life", a song taken from Girls Aloud's second album What Will the Neighbours Say?. The single collected over 300,000 digital downloads in the time period it was available for download. Billboard Hot 100 at number six,[72] Underwood's highest Hot 100 position since her 2005 debut single "Inside Your Heaven", which debuted at number one. Lou Gramm - "Waiting For A Girl Like You". Fourteen years ago, what drew people to her was the conviction she sang with. 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). [38] They also visited children's hospitals. 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. [49] Overall, "I'll Stand by You" spent fourteen weeks in the top 75, including nine weeks in the top forty. The video for Girls Aloud's version of "I'll Stand by You" was directed by Trudy Bellinger. As announced, all profits from the sale of the single were donated to charity. he knows our dark side and he still wants to help us. The single also received unsolicited airplay on U.S. country music radio stations, despite not being officially released to country radio. Carrie Underwood - I'll Stand By You Lyrics. [61] It begins with each member of the group lying or sitting motionless in a parched desert. 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? "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. In 2004 Girls Aloud achieved their second UK #1 with their version recorded for the annual BBC Children In Need charity telethon. The Jackson 5 sings the song"I'll be there." 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. Though this song has a decidedly different tone, the feeling is as strong as ever. Chrissie is a very, very strong songwriter in her own right. "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. And I'll fulfill all you fantasies. Hard to believe this is the same Chrissie Hynde who, in the song "Precious", once told the world to "fuck off". Later after struggling with awakening him, she carries the ill mann to a bath tub, where she washes and nurses him. On the table lies a ace card with a knife stuck through it. 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 ." For other uses, see, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, "NSPCC 'Enough is Enough' advert - Advertising Showcase | UTalkMarketing", "The 50 Best Pop Singles Of 1994 (Featuring New Interviews With Ace Of Base, TLC, Lisa Loeb, Real McCoy & Haddaway)", "Picks and Pans Review: Last of the Independents", Australian-charts.com – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", Ultratop.be – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", Lescharts.com – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", Offiziellecharts.de – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (26.05.1994 – 01.06.1994)", The Irish Charts – Search Results – I'll Stand by You", Dutchcharts.nl – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", Swedishcharts.com – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", "Pretenders Chart History (Adult Contemporary)", "Pretenders Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)", "Pretenders Chart History (Alternative Airplay)", "British single certifications – Pretenders – I'll Stand by You", "Girls Aloud – What Will The Neighbours Say? 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 These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "I'll Stand by You". Side by side we'll be together always. The track was announced a single just ten days before its November 15, 2004 release. 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. A song for the times. It was eventually removed from iTunes, leading the single to have one of the biggest falls in Hot 100 history. when we are at a crossroad in life he will see us through to the right choice. 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. 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." The Roots) If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. 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. Comment. Submit Comment. [45] Despite competition from four new top ten entries, the song also remained at the top for a second week. Oh, can’t you see you belong to me How my poor heart aches with every step you take Ricky Van Shelton) I'll do everything I can to make you proud to be my man. 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.” (Francis) Hall JOHNSON (1888-1970) He was born in Athens, Georgia. [49][50] The single was ranked thirty-fourth on the year-end chart (see 2004 in British music). Tom Kelly played the piano on the record. 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. Thank you 4 weeks ago . Jason Dauman was somebody who, for a commission, was willing to provide some of the service that a publisher would. 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. "Video Killed The Radio Star" by Buggles was the first video to air on MTV when the network started broadcasting on August 1, 1981. See if you know can match the rocker to the role. 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. 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. "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. Whereas 'Night In My Veins' really felt like a great Pretenders rocker, 'I'll Stand By You' felt a little generic. It was also included on 2006's Chemistry Tour and 2007's The Greatest Hits Tour. On October 5, 2016, Platten released … Where is weevils post in weevils? 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. Underwood is seen singing to young children and helping them with different art projects, such as painting. On its first few days of release, the song sold 124,496 digital downloads,[71] prompting a debut on the U.S. Hynde tries to comfort him. Girls Aloud toured radio stations across the United Kingdom and performed an acoustic arrangement of "I'll Stand by You" that they arranged themselves. Ryan Seacrest announced that all money made on digital downloads would be donated to charity to help millions of poor children at the time. He published collections of spiritual arrangements, such as Religious Folksongs of the Negro (1927) and the Dett Collection of Negro Spirituals (1937). It's done really well for her and for us." [46] It slipped to number four in its third week, making way for Band Aid 20's take on "Do They Know It's Christmas?". A mother rarely sees any flaw in her child so this nostalgic mood is perfect. (2004). Denise Truitt . 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. thats what i get from this song. Email. Cashbox noted that "from the opening note, this song oozes "nice". This makes me so happy," Proud Boys organizer Joe Biggs wrote on Parler, a social media platform. The song was released on September 11, 2015, by Columbia Records. The Gravitas Vocal Dub Mix Edit of "I'll Stand by You" appears on the "Wake Me Up" single. In 2006, they performed the song on Australia's Sunrise. Tour, Girls Aloud's first tour, they sang the song in colourful, simple evening gowns. [40] 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. Wonder wrote the touching song for his wife Syreeta Wright. She would just scribble across pages. "[9] Sandwell Evening Mail called the song "excellent".[10]. On 'I'll Stand By You' she added lines and changed lines.". "[4] Cashbox noted that "from the opening note, this song oozes "nice". Hard to believe this is the same Chrissie Hynde who, in the song "Precious", once told the world to "fuck off". Fourteen years ago, what drew people to her was the conviction she sang with. X. It was called "a particular soggy area" on Girls Aloud's album. I guess we're promising a lot, but for now it's all we've got. Despite its success, Girls Aloud's cover of the song was largely panned by contemporary music critics. Underwood performed the song during the Idol Finale on May 23, 2007. Nirvana and MCR made them scary, then Gwen, Avril and Madonna put on the pom poms. It was available on two different CD singles. It was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry. "Stand by You" reached the top of the Adult Top 40 chart in February 2016. 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. "[41] BBC Music felt it was "arguable whether this cover adds much to the Pretenders' original. There really is a China Grove (in Texas), but Tom Johnston didn't know about it when he wrote the Doobie Brothers song. Rock Stars - especially those in the metal realm - are often enlisted for horror movies. 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. Tears are in your eyes Come on and come to me now Don't be ashamed to cry Let me see you through "[5] 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". "I'll Stand by You" is a song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents (1994). The song is found on the charity benefit album, Hope for Haiti Now. This was used in a 2013 commercial for Progressive Insurance where their spokesperson, Flo, sings the ballad. 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. stand by definition: 1. to be waiting and ready to do something or to help: 2. to allow something unpleasant to happen…. 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). Play "I'll Stand By You". The song is about looking back on a familiar love and remembering all the best parts of someone. A music video was made to accompany the song. The music video, directed by Trudy Bellinger, saw Girls Aloud stranded in a desert as they "stand by" each other. ", "Girls Aloud, What Will The Neighbours Say? "[7] 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. Samerra Dean of Sandy Springs is a Trump supporter. The man is obviously worried, holding a bullet in his hand. The song is a ballad in which the singer pledges love and faithful assistance to a loved one in times of personal darkness. Reply. "[44], "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. 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. A man arrives and is met by Hynde who sings towards him. 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. Rockin' chairs, rockin' babies, rock-a-bye, rock of ages. "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" "[42] 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. This music video was made available for download on the U.S. iTunes Store. I know that Chrissie felt that way too to some extent. Fortunately, it was a very positive experience that led to more collaborations, including the 2016 Pretenders album Alone, where she worked with Dan Auerbach. "[43], However, Stylus Magazine actually commended the song, comparing it to Shakespears Sister and calling it "far, far better than anyone gives it credit for. 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. Bruce Springsteen originally wrote this melodic ballad for the 2001 movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, but it was never used. 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. ... Trump: "Proud Boys, stand back and stand by. ^shipments figures based on certification alone. 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 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. 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. Email. Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, who co-wrote "I'll Stand By You" with Billy and Tom, was in New York to induct them. [6] Evening Herald commented that the song "showcases an updated Pretenders' sound. For 2005's What Will the Neighbours Say...? 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