She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her new music, Streisand has declared an all-out duel. 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 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 reference with no political knowledge and no uneasines about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collecting of psalms reflects what’s been on my imagination 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 are quite what was on her judgment in 2016. The first way to be secreted 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 cords swell with a usual panache for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when countries around the world is igniting? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetitions of another pop 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 calls no figures, although Streisand aims at” princes 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 places up an intriguing engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentless 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 circumstance to aspire to. Apparently, there was no chance of it turning out that space.” I exactly travelled ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a conflict for the mind of America .”
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