Video: Ode to Older Unmarried Artistic Girls
This is a song that has been widely circulating around the Chinese cyberspace since 2009. Upon first hearing it, I immediately recognize the universal value in the type of frustration it expresses: not only is it relatable to women in China, but perhaps also to many who live elsewhere in this industrialized world. (read our related reports here and here)
So how do I, as a guy, understand what all this is about? Well, being in the dating market for a while does give one some insights into the perplexity, problems and frustration of the opposite sex. Besides, ahem, I think I digressed.
So without further ado, I present you Ode to Older Unmarried Artistic Girls.