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 assaulted the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no involve for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political suffer and no regrets about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of lyrics reflects what’s been on my recollection lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its precede single, what appears to have been on her attention lately is very much what was on her thinker in 2016. The first racetrack to be exhausted 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 typical knack for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another papa 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 appoints, although Streisand aims at” sovereigns and monarches, felons and thieves” who” built towers of bronze 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 over interior design.
It locateds up an fascinating duel of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a intense American”, has a big enough articulation 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 aspire to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that behavior.” I just disappeared ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a conflict for the spirit of America .”
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