The survey, conducted by British rock magazine the NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS (NME), asked readers which musicians they would like to see taking current Prime Minister Tony Blair's place as the country's political figurehead.
Even Members of Parliament (MPs) admitted they had much to learn from the politically aware hitmakers.
Parliamentary chairman for the LIBERAL DEMOCRATS, MATTHEW TAYLOR, says, "They are straight with their fans, you know where you stand with a band like Coldplay.
"One of the problems with politicians is they do spend a lot of time pretending to be something they're not and I think that's something politicians can learn."20/04/2005 21:40