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 thought for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know and no anxieties about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collect of carols reflects what’s been on my mind lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its lead-in single, what appears to have been on her sentiment lately is very much what was on her psyche in 2016. The first line to be exhausted is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems grassland.” Your cheeks move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as cords swell with a typical flair for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes 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 reputation no reputations, although Streisand aims at” emperors and princess, thiefs and thieves” who” built towers of copper and golden”, 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 creates up an interesting engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a ferociou 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 exceedingly Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that road.” I only departed ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the mind of America .”
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