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 involve for anyone but himself”, she wrote.” A bigoted and misogynist reality-TV character with no political event and no uneasiness about lying aloud and often .” In November, Streisand will release Walls, her first album of original material since 2005.” This accumulation of carols reflects what’s been on my sentiment lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you ,” she tweeted.
Judging by its extend single, what appears to have been on her sentiment lately is very much what was on her knowledge in 2016. The first way to be liberated 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 strings swell with a usual knack for melodrama.” How do “youre sleeping” when the world is burning? Everyone answers to someone .”( It has resembles of another dad star’s presidential potshot, Pink’s Dear Mr President from 2006, which too posed the question of how the then-president, George W Bush, could sleep at night .)
Don’t Lie to Me names no refers, although Streisand aims at” rulers and princess, felons and thieves” who” built towers of bronze and golden”, 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 mounts up an fascinating duel of the diva versus the Donald, and certainly Streisand, who says she is” a vehement American”, has a big enough singer 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 extended ballistic ,” she said.” We’re in a campaign for the someone of America .”
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