She has long spoken out against the present US president, but with her new music, Streisand has declared an all-out duel. If anyone has a big enough expression to be heard, its her …
In 2016, Barbra Streisand wrote a column for the Huffington Post in which she attacked 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 experience and no regret about lying loudly and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original cloth since 2005.” This collection of sungs reflects what’s been on my sentiment lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its result single, what appears to have been on her recollection lately is very much what was on her knowledge 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 strings swell with a usual elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another pop 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 names, although Streisand aims at” kings and queens, robbers and thieves” who” built towers of bronze 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 specifies up an intriguing combat of the diva versus the Donald, and surely Streisand, who says she is” a raging 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. Apparently, there was no chance of it turning out that space.” I merely proceeded ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the feeling of America .”
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