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 wrote a column for the Huffington Post in which she attacked the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no reference for anyone but himself”, she made.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political ordeal and no anxieties about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collection of anthems reflects what’s been on my mind lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its pas single, what appears to have been on her psyche lately is very much what was on her thought in 2016. The first track to be released is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems grassland.” Your lips move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as strings swell with a typical elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetition of another pa star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no identifies, although Streisand aims at” lords and mistress, thiefs 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 changes up an amusing battle of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce 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 extremely Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that direction.” I just disappeared ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the spirit of America .”
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