Mott The Hoople star gathers friends on 13th studio release

Former Mott The Hoople star Ian Hunter is set to release a new solo album ‘ Man Overboard’ next month.

His 13th album since his self-titled solo debut in 1975, Hunter has gathered help on the new material from a backing band who include Joe Cocker’s drummer Steve Holley and Rufus Wainwright’s guitarist Jack Jack Petruzzelli among others.

The follow-up to 2007’s Shrunken Heads is out on New West Records on July 20.

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