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 assaulted 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 character with no political experience and no uneasiness about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collect of lyrics reflects what’s been on my subconsciou lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its conduct single, what appears to have been on her thinker lately is very much what was on her mind in 2016. The first line to be released 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 fibres swell with a usual panache for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” 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 question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me appoints no mentions, although Streisand aims at” rulers and kings, 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 lists up an amusing engagement of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a vehement 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 lane.” I just proceeded ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a crusade for the mind of America .”
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