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 criticized 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 experience and no anxieties about lying loudly 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 brain lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its contribute single, what appears to have been on her head lately is very much what was on her subconsciou in 2016. The first track 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 cords swell with a usual elegance for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetition of another papa star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me names no identifies, although Streisand aims at” emperors and monarches, robbers 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 adjusts up an amusing combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a intense American”, has a big enough spokesperson to be heard. She told Associated Press that she had hoped to be ” very subtle” with Don’t Lie to Me, which is, of course , not a extremely Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that behavior.” I simply proceeded ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the spirit of America .”
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