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 attacked the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no regard for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political knowledge and no regrets about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collecting of songs 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 mind lately is very much what was on her thinker in 2016. The first way 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 fibres 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 popping star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which likewise constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me identifies no reputations, although Streisand aims at” princes 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 mounts up an provocative duel of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce American”, has a big enough expres 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 very Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that mode.” I simply became ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the feeling of America .”
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