This Time (Melanie C album)

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This Time
Studio album by Melanie C
Released 30 March 2007 (2007-03-30)
Recorded 2006–2007
Genre
Length 49:43
Label
Producer
Melanie C chronology
Beautiful Intentions
(2005)
This Time
(2007)
The Sea
(2011)
Singles from This Time
  1. "The Moment You Believe"
    Released: 16 March 2007
  2. "I Want Candy"
    Released: 26 March 2007
  3. "Carolyna"
    Released: 8 June 2007
  4. "This Time"
    Released: 12 October 2007
  5. "Understand"
    Released: 25 July 2008

This Time is the fourth studio album released by British singer/songwriter Melanie C. It was primarily released on 30 March 2007 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It was released in United Kingdom and some other countries on 2 April. The album features the singles "I Want Candy", "The Moment You Believe", "Carolyna", "This Time" and "Understand".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
MusicOMH 2/5 stars[2]
The Times 3/5 stars[3]
Manchester Evening News 4/5 stars[4]
MusicMeter.nl 3.5/5 stars[5]

Background[edit]

This Time was written and recorded throughout the second half of 2006 and early 2007 and released on Chisholm's own record label, Red Girl Records.

The songs "What If I Stay" and "Don't Let Me Go" are cover versions of two songs originally written and recorded by Speedway lead singer Jill Jackson for her debut solo album.

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of This Time.

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Understand"  
Steve Mac 3:43
2. "What If I Stay"  
Stephen Hague 3:17
3. "Protected"  
  • Chambers
  • Richard Flack
4:37
4. "This Time"   Argyle
  • Joel Edwards
  • Robin Barter
3:32
5. "Carolyna"  
  • Chisholm
  • Paul Gendler
  • Mac
Mac 3:21
6. "Forever Again"  
  • Argyle
  • Kevin D Hughes
  • Lee Graves
Hague 3:37
7. "Your Mistake"  
  • Chisholm
  • Argyle
  • Greg Hatwell
  • Marc Lane
3:55
8. "The Moment You Believe"   Vettese 3:30
9. "Don't Let Me Go" (featuring Adam Argyle)
  • Argyle
  • Jackson
Hague 3:57
10. "Immune"  
Hague 4:37
11. "May Your Heart"  
  • Hague
  • Clark
3:57
12. "Out of Time"  
  • Chisholm
  • Phil Thornalley
  • Dave Munday
Thornalley 3:47
Total length:
49:43

B-sides[edit]

Title Single Songwriter(s) Producer(s) Length
"Fragile" "The Moment You Believe" and "Carolyna" UK DVD Melanie Chisholm, Greg Hatwell Greg Hatwell 4:05
"Already Gone" "I Want Candy" UK 7" Chisholm, Phil Thornalley, Dave Munday Stephen Hague 4:12
"First Day of My Life" "Carolyna" UK CD (released as single in 2005, Europe only) Enrique Iglesias, Guy Chambers Richard Flack 4:04
"We Love to Entertain You" "This Time" UK CD Chisholm, Hatwell Greg Hatwell 3:34

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Germany 30 March 2007 (2007-03-30)
United Kingdom 2 April 2007 (2007-04-02)
Europe April 2007 (2007-04)
Canada 8 April 2008 (2008-04-08)
Brazil 2 November 2009 (2009-11-02)
Argentina[6] 1 December 2011 (2011-12-01)

Charts[edit]

Chart Providers Peak
position
Certification Units
Swiss Albums Chart Media Control 8 Gold[7] 15,000+
German Albums Chart 15
Austrian Albums Chart 26
European Albums Chart IFPI 34
Swedish Albums Chart GLF 48
Polish Albums Chart ZPAV 54
Scotland Albums Chart Official Charts Company 66[8]
UK Albums Chart BPI/Official Charts Company 57 13,502
Italian Albums Chart FIMI/Nielsen 77

References[edit]

  1. ^ This Time (Melanie C album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Music OMH review
  3. ^ The Times review
  4. ^ Manchester Evening News review
  5. ^ MusicMeter.nl review
  6. ^ "Melanie C - Melanie Chisholm". Rgsmusic.com.ar. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  7. ^ Steffen Hung. "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community". Swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  8. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-albums-chart/20070408/40

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