Tissues and Issues

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Tissues and Issues
Studio album by
Released11 July 2005
Genre Dance-pop, pop rock, R&B, soul
Label Daylight, Epic, Sony BMG
Producer Steve Fitzmaurice, Guy Chambers, Richard Flack, Tore Johansson, Fitzgerald Scott, Graham Stack, Eg White
Charlotte Church chronology
Prelude: The Best of Charlotte Church
Tissues and Issues
Back to Scratch
Singles from Tissues and Issues
  1. "Crazy Chick"
    Released: 27 June 2005
  2. "Call My Name"
    Released: 26 September 2005
  3. "Even God"
    Released: 12 December 2005
  4. "Moodswings (To Come at Me like That)"
    Released: 27 February 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Stylus Magazine D+ [3]

Tissues and Issues is the fifth studio album by the Welsh singer Charlotte Church released by Sony BMG UK in the United Kingdom on 11 July 2005 and by Daylight Records and Epic Records in the United States on 12 July 2005. The album debuted on the UK Albums Chart at number five and was accredited platinum by BPI for sales over 300,000. The album yielded Church four successful top twenty singles; "Crazy Chick", "Call My Name", "Even God" and "Moodswings (To Come at Me like That)".


The album represents a whole new direction for the singer. Her previous album, Prelude , a 'best of' album, had ended her classical career; Tissues and Issues is her first ever pop album.

The first single to be taken from the album, "Crazy Chick", released shortly before the album itself, reached number two on the UK Singles Chart. "Call My Name", the second single, reached number ten in October 2005. "Even God", the third single, debuted in the Top 20 in early December 2005. The fourth single, "Moodswings (To Come at Me like That)", was released on 27 February 2006, and peaked at number fourteen on the UK charts.

Tissues and Issues is Charlotte Church's second and final album with Sony Music UK.

Track listing

1."Call My Name"3:00
2."Crazy Chick"
3."Moodswings (To Come at Me like That)"
4."Show a Little Faith"
  • John Beck
  • Steve Chrisanthou
  • Charles Hutchinson
5."Finding My Own Way"
6."Let's Be Alone"
7."Easy to Forget"
8."Fool No More"3:52
9."Easy Way Out"4:35
10."Casualty of Love"
  • Chambers
  • Church
11."Even God"4:10
12."Confessional Song"
  • Chambers
  • Church


  1. When "Even God" was released as a single on 12 December 2005, the name was changed to "Even God Can't Change the Past".


Year-end chart

Chart (2005)Position
UK Albums (OCC) [7] 84

Release history

United Kingdom11 July 2005 Sony BMG CD 5203462
Australia5 March 2006Sony BMGCD5203462000
United States12 June 2009 Sony BMG MP3 B002ATS83K

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