She has long spoken out against the present US president, but with her new music, Streisand has declared an all-out duel. 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 attacked the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no see for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV attribute with no political know-how and no uneasines about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original substance since 2005.” This collection of anthems reflects what’s been on my attention lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its produce single, what appears to have been on her intellect lately is very much what was on her sentiment in 2016. The first line to be liberated 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 cords swell with a usual flair for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when countries around the world is igniting? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another pop 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 identifies no mentions, although Streisand aims at” kings and queens, felons 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 defines up an amusing engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and surely Streisand, who says she is” a relentless American “, has a big enough voice 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. Patently, there was no chance of it turning out that behavior.” I merely extended ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the feeling of America .”
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