"Sympathy" is the name of a song by alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls. The song was the last single released from their album Gutterflower. The song appeared on the soundtrack for the film A Cinderella Story. At their concert in Buffalo, New York, on July 4th 2004, John Rzeznik stated that, 'This is a song about something everybody needs at some point in life, but you should never ask for it.