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Ordinary Love (U2 song)

2013 song by U2

"Ordinary Love" is a song by rock band U2. It was written dedicated to Nelson Mandela. It was also created to be included in the biography movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

"Ordinary Love"
Single by U2
B-side"Breathe" (Mandela version)
Released29 November 2013 (2013-11-29)
Format10-inch
GenreRock
Length3:38
LabelInterscope[1]
Songwriter(s)Bono (lyrics)
U2, Danger Mouse (music)
Producer(s)Danger Mouse
U2 singles chronology
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(2011)
"Ordinary Love"
(2013)
"Invisible"
(2014)
"I Will Follow" (live from Glastonbury)
(2011)
"Ordinary Love"
(2013)
"Invisible"
(2014)
Music video
"Ordinary Love" lyric video at YouTube

The song will be given a limited 10" vinyl release on Record Store Day. "Ordinary Love" is the first song by U2 since 2010. The song was released on 29 November 2013, less than a week before Mandela died.

"Ordinary Love" was at number one on the Top Digital Download chart in Italy.[2] U2 won the 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and in January 2014 was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "U2 - Ordinary Love". Record Store Day. 2013. Archived from the original on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Italian single certifications – U2" (PDF) (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 7 January 2014.

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