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Your Thai pre-election playlist


Election game-changer: The Rap Against Dictatorship collective has influenced the campaign jingles in Thailand’s upcoming general election. ─ Reuters

Election game-changer: The Rap Against Dictatorship collective has influenced the campaign jingles in Thailand’s upcoming general election. ─ Reuters

PERHAPS inevitably, election campaign songs that used to boom from loudspeakers on candidates roving trucks are now seeping onto social media, though more than one observer has noted that the phenomenon hasn’t exactly gone viral.

Ten of the best-known political parties vying in Thailand’s March 24 election have released dozens of jingles on YouTube and on their Facebook pages since late last year.

Politics , Thailand elections , music

   

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