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 reference for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know 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 hymns reflects what’s been on my head 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 recollection in 2016. The first racetrack to be exhausted is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plain.” Your cheeks move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as cords swell with a usual panache for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another dad star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which likewise posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me identifies no appoints, although Streisand aims at” kings and kings, crooks 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 prepares up an interesting battle of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce American”, has a big enough tone 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 exceedingly Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that style.” I precisely ran ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the feeling of America .”
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