Song Of The Day – “When I’m President” by Ian Hunter & The Rant Band

Ian Hunter is making records today that stand ever so tall in a catalog that includes classics by Mott The Hoople and solo staples like his eponymously titled debut album from 1975 and 1979’s classic “You’re Never Alone With A Schizophrenic.” Hunter and his current Rant Band have been on a roll releasing several stellar albums in a row, culminating in one of this year’s very best albums “When I’m President.” Perfectly timed to an election year, the British-born Hunter has learned a few things about American politics and the way things are to pull off a track as ballsy as this. Hats off to Hunter and company for seeing things as they should be and laying it on the line with a backbeat.