«Ordinary World» is the first single from Duran Duran’s self-titled 1993 album, better known as The Wedding Album. The song peaked at No. 3 in theAmerican charts and No. 6 in the British chartsSimon LeBon, the vocalist, later sang this song with Luciano Pavarotti, to help children affected by war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.In a retrospective review of «Ordinary World», Allmusic journalist Donald A. Guarisco praised the song for having what he described as «a warm ballad feel, matching elegant verses full of entrancing repeating-note hooks with a rousing chorus built on soaring runs of ascending notes.» Guarisco described Simon LeBon’s vocal as being «rich in emotion but tastefully restrained»