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Barbra Streisand back with new album… and anti-Trump song

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Barbra Streisand is a loud and proud Democrat who has made no secret of her disdain for Donald Trump. Now, she’s put that rage into a new song.

Streisand has announced that her new album “Walls” will come out on November 2, and on Thursday, she released the first track — “Don’t Lie to Me,” which lays out her hatred of the Republican president.

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“This collection of songs reflects what’s been on my mind lately, and I look forward to sharing that with you,” she said on Twitter of the album, the first with mostly new material in more than a decade.

In “Don’t Lie to Me,” Streisand sings: “How do you win if we all lose? / You change the facts to justify.”

“How do you sleep when the world keeps turning? / All that we built has come undone / How do you sleep when the world is burning? / Everyone answers to someone,” she says in the chorus, repeating the title over and over.

“I had to write this song,” the Oscar-winning actress, singer and activist told Billboard in an interview. “It’s my protest, in a sense, about this unprecedented time in our history.”

As for the title of the album, Streisand noted: “I had an idea for the cover, me against this wall. The wall of society, the walls of this presidency, the walls that obstruct justice.”

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But Streisand, who has actively campaigned for the Democratic Party in the run-up to the midterm elections in November, said she was nevertheless hopeful about the future.

“We have to grow as a nation, we just have to grow out of this and see the light; that’s all I can say,” she told Billboard.


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