She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her brand-new music, Streisand has declared an all-out battle. If anyone has a big enough voice to be heard, its her …
In 2016, Barbra Streisand wrote a column for the Huffington Post in which she assaulted the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no view for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political ordeal and no uneasiness about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collect of anthems reflects what’s been on my thinker lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its conduct single, what appears to have been on her head lately is very much what was on her subconsciou in 2016. The first line to be exhausted is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plateau.” Your cheeks move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as cords swell with a typical panache for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another daddy star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me identifies no refers, although Streisand aims at” sovereigns and kings, crooks and thieves” who” built towers of bronze and amber”, which could be taken either as an admission that she’s not #TeamLannister for the final season of Game of Thrones, or a dig at Trump’s bloated-banker-monarch take over interior design.
It starts up an interesting combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentles American”, has a big enough articulation to be heard. She told Associated Press that she had hoped to be ” very subtle” with Don’t Lie to Me, which is, of course , not a very Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that mode.” I just get ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a campaign for the mind of America .”
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