Owen Temple

Owen Temple

By the time Owen Temple’s Two Thousand Miles makes its worldwide debut on iTunes in December — followed by an “old-school” (CD) national release on January 22, 2008 — chances are that his most loyal fans will have already owned the album for months. In some sectors of the music business, where an artist lives and dies by those all-important first-week SoundScan figures, this would be cause for serious concern. But Temple is A-OK with the situation, because it’s all part of the master plan.

“The record first came out in late summer as a digital... more