YouTube is a great place to explore the musical cultures of different countries. And the music videos tell a lot about the Zeitgeist of the nation. I remain fascinated at the way Cambodian music continues to balance the urban glam against the romantic version of the rural idyll – a simpler wholesome life for which Cambodia pines.
In its dreams.
- For more: see also Goodbye Faithful Water Buffalo
- For a shortlist of earlier Cambodian Pop on YouTube.