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 regard for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political event 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 ballads reflects what’s been on my recollection lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its cause single, what appears to have been on her recollection lately is very much what was on her knowledge in 2016. The first way 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 cords swell with a typical flair for melodrama.” How do you sleep when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has echoes of another daddy star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also posed the issue of how to the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me names no calls, although Streisand aims at” monarches and queens, villains 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 over interior design.
It places up an interesting combat of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a ferociou American”, has a big enough spokesperson to express themselves. 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 room.” I merely became ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a conflict for the someone of America .”
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