Bruce Springsteen Says He Wrote a Song for the 'Harry Potter' Films But They Never Used It

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The legendary rocker confirmed, "it was pretty good."

Bruce Springsteen wrote a song for the Harry Potter film franchise but for reasons unclear to the rock icon, it was never used. 

Speaking with Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2, Springsteen explained the song was called "I'll Stand By You" and had some personal significance. 

"It was pretty good," he said. "It was a song that I wrote for my eldest son. It was a big ballad that was very uncharacteristic of something I'd sing myself, but it was something that I thought would have fit lovely. At some point, I'd like to get it into a children's movie of some sort because it was a pretty lovely song."

Listen to the interview below.

 

This article originally appeared in Billboard.com.

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