She has long spoken out against the current US president, but with her brand-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 assaulted the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no view for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political suffer and no anxieties about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collection of sungs reflects what’s been on my intellect lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its lead single, what appears to have been on her attention lately is very much what was on her mind in 2016. The first trail to be liberated 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 cords swell with a usual 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 posed the issue of how to the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me calls no identifies, although Streisand aims at” rulers and rulers, villains and thieves” who” built towers of copper and amber”, 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 moves up an intriguing battle of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a ferociou American”, has a big enough tone to listen to. She told Associated Press that she had hoped to be ” very subtle” with Don’t Lie to Me, which is, of course , not a exceedingly Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that space.” I simply led ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a crusade for the spirit of America .”
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