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 involve for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know-how and no qualms about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collecting of anthems reflects what’s been on my intellect lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its guide single, what appears to have been on her judgment lately is very much what was on her mind in 2016. The first racetrack to be liberated 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 flair for melodrama.” How do you sleep 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 question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no mentions, although Streisand aims at” monarches and mistress, robbers 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 lists up an interesting battle of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a intense American”, has a big enough articulation 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 aspire to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that room.” I only went ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a conflict for the person of America .”
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