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 reference for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know-how and no regrets about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collecting of hymns reflects what’s been on my thinker lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its leading single, what appears to have been on her attention lately is very much what was on her attention in 2016. The first trail to be secreted 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 strings swell with a usual knack 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 likewise constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me calls no names, although Streisand aims at” princes and queens, villains and thieves” who” built towers of bronze 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 over interior design.
It makes up an provocative combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentles American”, has a big enough expression 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 path.” I simply went ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a struggle for the mind of America .”
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