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 criticized the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no reference for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political knowledge and no qualms about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of hymns reflects what’s been on my subconsciou lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its leading single, what appears to have been on her recollection lately is very much what was on her thinker in 2016. The first way to be released is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems grassland.” Your lips move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as strings swell with a typical panache for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another dad star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me identifies no mentions, although Streisand aims at” emperors and rulers, robbers 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 on interior design.
It sets up an exciting engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce American”, has a big enough voice 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 extremely Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that acces.” I only led ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the mind of America .”
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