Church (song)

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Single by T-Pain
from the album Epiphany
Released October 2, 2007
Format Digital download, CD single, Ringle
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Rap rock
Length 4:01
Label Nappy Boy/Konvict/Jive
Songwriter(s) F. Najm
Producer(s) T-Pain
T-Pain singles chronology
"Good Life"
"Good Life"

"Church" is a song by rapper T-Pain. It is a fast-paced song led by guitar riffs and is one of the songs in which T-Pain raps. It appears on his album Epiphany and was released as the third single. The song "features" Teddy Verseti, one of T-Pain's aliases, which he uses when rapping vigorously. The song is about wanting to fight someone following a confrontation at a club. It was confirmed as the third single from Epiphany in an interview promoting the album.[1][2] It contains a sample of the song "Which Way to America" by Living Colour.

The 'Future Presidents' remix is used for the official video. It was featured on 106 & Park on October 22, 2007 as the "New Joint of the Day". The song is also featured on the Step Up 2: The Streets soundtrack.

In the UK, "Church" eventually reached a peak of #35, two weeks after the physical release of the song. The single also peaked at #7 on the New Zealand RIANZ charts. The song was also certified Gold in New Zealand.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Church" (featuring Teddy Verseti) (main version - explicit)
  2. "Buy U a Drank (Shawty snappin')" (remix) (featuring Kanye West) (main version - explicit)
iTunes EP
  1. "Church" explicit
  2. "Church" revised clean - without gunshots
  3. "Church" instrumental


Chart (2008) Peak
New Zealand Singles Chart 7
UK Singles Chart 35


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