King of Wishful Thinking

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"King of Wishful Thinking"
Single by Go West
from the album Indian Summer and Pretty Woman soundtrack
Released 1990
Recorded 1989
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:01
Label Chrysalis, Capitol
Writer(s) Peter Cox, Richard Drummie, Martin Page
Producer(s) Ron Fair, Jon Gass, Go West, Peter Wolf
Go West singles chronology
"Let's Build a Boat"
"King of Wishful Thinking"
Indian Summer track listing
"What You Won't Do for Love"
"King of Wishful Thinking"
"The Sun and the Moon"
Pretty Woman soundtrack track listing
"Fame '90"
"King of Wishful Thinking"

"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.

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The song was covered by the band New Found Glory in their 2007 album From the Screen to Your Stereo Part II.


  1. ^ a b c "Go West - King of Wishful Thinking (Song)". Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Go West - Billboard SIngles". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1990". Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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