Dark Days, Bright Nights is the debut album from AmericanrapperBubba Sparxxx, released on October 9, 2001 on Interscope Records. It includes the singles "Ugly" (a U.S. #15 hit) and "Lovely". "Ugly" was written by Sparxxx and Timbaland this song was released in 2002. The record has attained gold status making it the most successful of his three studio albums to date. The song "Regardless" was not an official single but did receive some radio airplay. The album also debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 132,000 copies sold in the first week released. A couple months later the album was certified gold by the RIAA with an excess of 500,000 copies sold.