"King of Wishful Thinking" is a 1990 song by the British pop band Go West. It was featured in the film Pretty Woman and appeared on its soundtrack. It was later featured on Go West's fourth studio album, Indian Summer, in 1992.
The song was written by Peter Cox, Richard Drummie & Martin Page.
The song was covered by the band New Found Glory in their 2007 album From the Screen to Your Stereo Part II.