She has long spoken out against the present US president, but with her brand-new music, Streisand has declared an all-out combat. If anyone has a big enough singer 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 see for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV attribute with no political know and no qualms about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original fabric since 2005.” This collect of chants reflects what’s been on my sentiment lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its conduct single, what appears to have been on her psyche lately are quite what was on her intellect in 2016. The first track to be liberated 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 elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is igniting? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes 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 calls no calls, although Streisand aims at” princes and princess, felons 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 gives up an provocative engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and surely 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 very Streisand happening to aspire to. Patently, there was no chance of it turning out that acces.” I just extended ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a campaign for the being of America .”
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