Rick Perry Plays Guitar Hero With Teenage Neighbor (PHOTO)

02/26/2013 06:58 pm ET

Rick Perry, aspiring rock star?

A Tumblr user posted a photo of the Texas Governor playing the popular Guitar Hero video game with a young girl, which was picked up by BuzzFeed on Tuesday.

"My friend lives next door to Rick Perry and invited him over for a guitar hero battle," reads the caption:

rick perry guitar hero

Perry spokesperson Josh Havens told the Houston Chronicle that the photo was taken in 2010, when the Republican was living in a temporary residence while the Governor's Mansion was under renovation.

“The governor of Texas is cool,” Havens said. “The guy played drums with ZZ Top.”

(h/t BuzzFeed)

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