Rock Rues Roles

Posted July 25, 2012 at 4:18pm

Ian Hunter, formally of Mott the Hoople and now fronting Ian Hunter and the Rant Band, wants you to know exactly how he’d run the free world.

The British singer may be ineligible to actually occupy the Oval Office (damn birthplace requirements), but that hasn’t stopped him from airing his grievances about the daunting job in his latest single, “When I’m President”:

The catchy tune is included on Hunter’s forthcoming album of the same title (dropping Sept. 4). Undecided voters can quiz Hunter about the rest of his platform when he rolls into town Sept. 15 to play the Howard Theatre.