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 view for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political event and no regrets about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first book of original material since 2005.” This collect of anthems reflects what’s been on my subconsciou lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its pas single, what appears to have been on her thinker lately is very much what was on her head in 2016. The first trail to be secreted is called Don’t Lie to Me, and its target seems plain.” Your lips proceed but your words get in the way ,” she sings, as strings swell with a typical panache for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has repetition of another pop star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which also constituted the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me mentions no appoints, although Streisand aims at” kings and mistress, 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 adjusts up an fascinating duel of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a relentles American”, has a big enough spokesperson to listen to. 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 way.” I merely went ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a battle for the feeling of America .”
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