Alice Temple – Chemical Way
Posted on Nov 19th, 2007 by Alan @ 10:39 am


In my Eg & Alice post a few weeks ago I said I was trying to track down a copy of Alice’s solo album “Hang Over”. I’ve still not managed to do that, but I did get hold of a copy of the leading single on GEMM (an absolutely essential site to bookmark for tracking down rare stuff – they aggregate the listings of thousands of independent record and book dealers)

So here’s the single. It’s got a decent hook, is nicely produced and Alice’s voice is as good as ever, but I’ve got to admit it isn’t really my cup of tea. Hopefully when I finally track down the album there’ll be something with a bit more soul on there.

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  1. On January 30th 2009 at 11:44 pm, said:

    I’ve always kinda liked this tune, but I agree it’s no match to the Eg & Alice album or the material she recorded with UNCLE. Just like you I am very curious to hear Alice Temple’s solo album, I hope by now you’ve succcesful in tracking it and are able to share your candy with the other children.
    Kind greetings,

  2. On February 2nd 2009 at 10:51 am, Alan said:

    Unfortunately not!!! I set up a GEMM wish list thingy when I wrote this blog post over a year ago and not a single copy has become available since then!

  3. On June 7th 2009 at 9:13 pm, Sam said:

    I searched for this album for years and finally got a copy from Alice herself (she’s a really cool person like that). Mine’s a CD-burn and I’m not sure there’s a retail version anywhere. Let me know if you’d like to know more.

  4. On June 7th 2009 at 10:36 pm, Alan said:

    That would be amazing – I’ll email you. Thanks!!!!!

  5. On July 21st 2009 at 11:54 pm, Ian said:

    Great to see that Sam managed to track down the hard to get hold of Alice Temple Cd. I’ve recently got into Eg & Alice but would love to hear Hang Over – Any chance of a CD burn?

  6. On July 22nd 2009 at 9:32 am, Alan said:

    Sam, are you still out there? Demand is growing for Hang Over – can we call 2 people a queue???

  7. On December 25th 2009 at 3:29 pm, Aaron Carson said:

    Yes I’d like to add my voice to all of those searching for a copy of the “Hang Over” CD. By the way, “Whatever Makes You Weak” is quite a good track from the album in my opinion, and fairly soulful. Unfortunately, that and Chemical Way were all I ever managed to find.

  8. On April 26th 2010 at 8:45 am, David said:

    Hi Guys, Is there any chance you could direct me to where I can find the heavenly voice of Ms. Temple on Hang Over? This has to be the rarest album out there – impossible to find!

  9. On April 26th 2010 at 10:06 am, Alan said:

    I’ve still had no luck finding Hang Over. But yesterday I discovered that both Eg and Alice have released new albums in the last year or so! I’ve downloaded both (Eg’s album is called “Adventure Man”, and Alice’s is called “Be With You In A Minute” – both are available on iTunes, and the Eg album is also on Amazon). I’ll be reviewing both later this week, after the first listen I’m very impressed with both…

  10. On May 21st 2010 at 2:21 am, Sam said:

    I’ve been talking to Alice about this and if you visit my site – when it’s up – you’re in for a very, very nice surprise. Good things are coming.

  11. On June 4th 2010 at 10:13 am, Alan said:

    I’m intrigued! Any idea when the mystery treat will be available?

  12. On June 8th 2010 at 3:52 pm, David said:

    That sounds very exciting – can’t wait!

  13. On July 9th 2010 at 8:53 am, David said:

    Any news?

  14. On March 15th 2011 at 10:23 pm, wish said:

    you’re in luck… i have a copy that i got recently at amoeba in san francisco (in the cutout bin for a buck)… it looks like a promo release (V2 records) and there is no information on the band or songs, but it has all twelve songs you listed… unfortunately, i just moved to the sticks and it may be awhile before i get all my musical stuff set up som that i can burn you copies… if you’re in more of a hurry than that, i would mail you the original, let you do the burning, then you can send me back the original… or, if any of you are in san francisco, we could save the postage… let me know… wish

  15. On May 19th 2011 at 10:50 pm, Ian said:

    hi wish, you are lucky to have got a copy of hang over by alice temple. only heard the last track on the latest eg cd but would love to hear the rest of the album. am based in the uk so not able to get to sf any time soon but would love to fix up a trade…. not sure how this works but get back to me if you can – cheers, ian

  16. On September 24th 2013 at 6:10 pm, Paul said:

    Did you ever track down a copy of the album? I would LOVE to hear it.

  17. On September 24th 2013 at 7:01 pm, Alan said:

    Unfortunately not. But then again I did get an email from Alice telling me it’s better that way as it’s “shite” and was never released!

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