Yesterday Once More: Tracking (un)Popular Music in Contemporary Myanmar
The genre copy thachin or �copy song� pervades the popular music scene in Myanmar. These songs are akin to cover versions of existing international hits, but with new lyrics in the Burmese language, and performed by Burmese musicians. These songs can have incredible genre�crossing capabilities, from blues to rap, heavy metal to salsa. The current situation for popular music production in Myanmar is connected with the country�s history of military rule and years of censorship and economic...[Show more]
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