She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her new music, Streisand has declared an all-out combat. If anyone has a big enough expression to listen to, its her …
In 2016, Barbra Streisand wrote a column for the Huffington Post in which she criticized the then-presidential campaigner Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no consider for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political suffer and no qualm about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original fabric since 2005.” This accumulation of ballads reflects what’s been on my thinker lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its guide single, what appears to have been on her head lately is very much what was on her attention in 2016. The first line to be released 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 fibres swell with a usual elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetitions of another popping 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 identifies no appoints, although Streisand aims at” lords and monarches, villains and thieves” who” built towers of copper and gold”, 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 amusing combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly 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 very Streisand thing to aspire to. Plainly, there was no chance of it turning out that channel.” I just started ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the someone of America .”
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