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 assaulted the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no consider for anyone but himself”, she copied.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political ordeal and no qualms about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of anthems reflects what’s been on my knowledge 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 attention in 2016. The first racetrack to be secreted 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 strings swell with a usual elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another popping 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 appoints no identifies, although Streisand aims at” princes and queens, robbers 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 sets up an interesting engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentles American”, has a big enough articulation 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 extremely Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that path.” I merely exited ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the feeling of America .”
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