"The day I met Noel Gallagher, I was still embarrassed about that song. I said, 'Sorry about I'll Stand By You', and he goes, 'I wish I'd f**kin' wrote it.' And I thought, 'Wow'. That's what it's all about. Everyone wants a classic song." The Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde learned to be proud of her famous power ballad after chatting to the former Oasis star.