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 event and no regrets about lying loudly 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 knowledge lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its cause single, what appears to have been on her brain lately is very much what was on her mind in 2016. The first trail to be exhausted is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plain.” Your lips move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as strings 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 dad star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too constituted the issue of how to the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me appoints no identifies, although Streisand aims at” tycoons and kings, 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 determines up an amusing duel of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentles American”, has a big enough expres 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 practice.” I only proceeded ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a crusade for the spirit of America .”
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