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 made 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 banked.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know-how and no anxieties about lying loudly and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collect of carols reflects what’s been on my thought lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its leading single, what appears to have been on her memory lately is very much what was on her thinker in 2016. The first racetrack 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 you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetition of another papa 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 reputation no refers, although Streisand aims at” kings and princess, 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 sets up an interesting combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a raging American”, has a big enough expression to express themselves. 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 thing to aspire to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that lane.” I only extended ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the person of America .”
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