Sympathy (Goo Goo Dolls song)

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Sympathy GGD Single.jpg
"Sympathy" cover
Promotional single by Goo Goo Dolls from the album Gutterflower
Released 2003 (2003)
Format Audio CD promo single
Genre Acoustic rock[1]
Length 2:58
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Johnny Rzeznik
Music video
"Sympathy" on YouTube

"Sympathy" is a song by the Goo Goo Dolls. The song was used as a promotional single released from their album Gutterflower. The song appeared on the soundtrack to the film A Cinderella Story. It was shortened to about 2:48 on the soundtrack with some of the lyrics edited for the film's target audience.

Track listings[edit]

Promotional CD single
  1. "Sympathy" — 2:58
Promotional 7"

Warner Bros. 16663

  1. "Sympathy"
  2. "Think About Me"

Music video[edit]

The "Sympathy" music video was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2002 and produced by Tony Bongiovi. The video, mostly taking place in the back of a taxi cab, is described by the band as a "guerrilla video." The video was slightly based on Taxicab Confessions because a previous side musician with the band became, as John Rzeznik describes it, "infamous" for getting in the show's taxi and landing on the show. In the video, singer/guitarist John, is supposed to be "invisible" to the other people who come and go in the taxi.[2]


Chart (2003) Peak
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[1] 10
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 (Billboard) 15

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Goo Goo Dolls – Chart history" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Goo Goo Dolls.