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 criticized 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 suffer and no qualms about lying loudly and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of psalms reflects what’s been on my imagination lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its make single, what appears to have been on her head lately is very much what was on her sentiment in 2016. The first racetrack to be liberated is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plateau.” Your lips move but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as strings swell with a typical knack for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetition of another popping star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which likewise posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me calls no epithets, although Streisand aims at” tycoons and kings, villains and thieves” who” built towers of bronze and gold”, 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 laids up an interesting engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a raging 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 very Streisand thing to aspire to. Obviously, there was no chance of it turning out that way.” I exactly croaked ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a war for the feeling of America .”
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