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 view for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political know and no qualms about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This collect of sungs reflects what’s been on my psyche lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its contribute single, what appears to have been on her brain lately is very much what was on her memory in 2016. The first racetrack to be released 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 usual panache for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another pop 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 names, although Streisand aims at” kings and princess, felons 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 on interior design.
It situateds up an interesting battle of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a fierce American”, has a big enough expression listen to this. 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 method.” I simply became ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a struggle for the being of America .”
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