She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her new music, Streisand has declared an all-out battle. If anyone has a big enough voice to be heard, its her …
In 2016, Barbra Streisand author a column for the Huffington Post in which she criticized the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no see for anyone but himself”, she made.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know-how and no qualms about lying loudly and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of ballads reflects what’s been on my memory lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its induce single, what appears to have been on her head lately is very much what was on her judgment in 2016. The first way to be liberated is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plateau.” Your cheeks move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as cords swell with a usual panache for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another dad star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no mentions, although Streisand aims at” rulers and kings, villains and thieves” who” built towers of bronze and golden”, 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 defines up an fascinating combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a raging American”, has a big enough expression 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 extremely Streisand thing to aspire to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that behavior.” I precisely ran ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a campaign for the feeling of America .”
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