Ordinary World

Words & Music:

Duran Duran

A    Em    G6/C    G    D [2x]


Bm                            D         E

Came in from a rainy Thursday on the avenue.

Bm                              D    E

Thought I heard you talking softly.

Bm                             D           E

I turned on the lights, the TV and the radio.

Bm                                 D    E

Still, I can't escape the ghost of you.

Bm                            F#m

What is happened to it all?   Crazy, some say

C#7/B                         D

Where is the life that I recognize?  Gone away



A                         Em

But I won't cry for yesterday.

                    C             G         D

There's an ordinary world somehow I have to find.

A                       Em                  C

And as I try to make my way to the ordinary world

       G           Gm/Bb  Bm  D  E

I will learn to survive.


Passion or coincidence once prompted you to say,

"Pride will tear us both apart."

Well, now pride's gone out the window, ‘cross the rooftops, runaway

Left me in the vacuum of my heart.

What is happening to me?  Crazy, some say.

Where is my friend when I need you most?  Gone away.




Papers in the roadside tell of suffering and greed.

Feared today, forgot tomorrow.

Ooh, here beside the news of holy war and holy need.

Ours is just a little sorrowed talk just blowing away.




Every world is my world - I will learn to survive.

Any world is my world - I will learn to survive.

Any world is my world.  Every world is my world.


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