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 attacked the then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. He is” a narcissist who has shown no consider for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political knowledge and no regrets about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of anthems reflects what’s been on my brain lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its produce single, what appears to have been on her thought lately is very much what was on her intellect in 2016. The first trail to be exhausted 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 fibres swell with a usual knack for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another papa star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me names no refers, although Streisand aims at” kings and princess, thiefs 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 locateds up an amusing engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce American”, has a big enough singer 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 very Streisand thing to are looking forward to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that path.” I precisely get ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the spirit of America .”
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