She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her brand-new music, Streisand has declared an all-out combat. 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 thought for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV reputation with no political experience and no regret about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original textile since 2005.” This accumulation of sungs reflects what’s been on my intellect lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its contribute single, what appears to have been on her brain lately is very much what was on her intellect in 2016. The first way to be liberated is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plain.” Your cheeks 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 worlds” is igniting? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another papa star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no calls, although Streisand aims at” tycoons and princess, crooks and thieves” who” built towers of copper and golden”, 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 adjusts up an provocative combat of the diva versus the Donald, and surely Streisand, who says she is” a intense 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 aspire to. Certainly, there was no chance of it turning out that style.” I simply moved ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a struggle for the being of America .”
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