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 nominee Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no view for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV attribute with no political event and no qualm about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collection of lyrics reflects what’s been on my attention lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its induce single, what appears to have been on her knowledge lately is largely what was on her thinker in 2016. The first line to be liberated 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 fibres swell with a usual elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another popping star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no figures, although Streisand aims at” monarches and monarches, villains 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 specifies up an amusing engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and surely Streisand, who says she is” a ferocious 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 space.” I just disappeared ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the being of America .”
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