Ordinary Vanity is a song from Silent Hill 2 and track 5 in the game's soundtrack, composed by Akira Yamaoka. It plays when James Sunderland meets Eddie Dombrowski vomiting in the bathroom of one of the rooms of the Wood Side Apartments.
The song also appears briefly in the Silent Hill film. It plays as Rose and Christopher Da Silva hold their daughter Sharon in the movie's beginning after she nearly falls into a gorge and is the background music as the film's title flashes on the screen.
- Vanity, in its traditional meaning, means to be regularly preoccupied or concerned with outward appearance in general, but not necessarily in a narcissistic context. Likewise, Eddie is constantly thinking about his body and how it compares to others, and those around him bullied him over it. Eddie may have an inferiority complex. He also believes those around him are constantly judging him for it. In this sense, Eddie could be viewed as vain.