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 listen to, its her …
In 2016, Barbra Streisand wrote a column for the Huffington Post in which she attacked the then-presidential nominee Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no involve for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know and no anxiety about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collect of ballads reflects what’s been on my psyche lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its precede single, what appears to have been on her mind lately is largely what was on her knowledge in 2016. The first track to be released is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plain.” Your lips move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as cords swell with a typical knack for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another papa 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 names no appoints, although Streisand aims at” princes and queens, thiefs and thieves” who” built towers of bronze 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 determines up an amusing duel of the diva versus the Donald, and surely Streisand, who says she is” a vehement 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 exceedingly Streisand thing to aspire to. Patently, there was no chance of it turning out that direction.” I precisely disappeared ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the mind of America .”
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