Better Days (Joe album)

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Better Days
Studio album by Joe
Released December 11, 2001 (US)
January 11, 2002 (JP)
Genre R&B
Length 54:17
Label Jive
Producer Joe, The Neptunes, Allstar
Joe chronology
My Name Is Joe
Better Days
And Then...
Singles from Better Days
  1. "Let's Stay Home Tonight"
    Released: December 11, 2001
  2. "What If a Woman"
    Released: (US) February 19, 2002
  3. "Isn't This the World"
    Released: April 23, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[2]

Better Days is the fourth studio album from R&B singer Joe. It was released in December 2001.

The album was released in 2001,[3] reaching number 32 on the Billboard 200 and 4 on the R&B chart. It featured three singles, "Lets Stay Home Tonight", which reached number 18 on the US R&B chart; "What If a Woman", which reached number 13 on the US R&B chart, and "Isn't This the World".

The album was released in Japan on January 11, 2002 with a bonus track titled "It Won't End".

Grammy nominations[edit]

Better Days was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. "Let's Stay Home Tonight" was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Let's Stay Home Tonight" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 3:26
2. "Better Days" Joe 4:31
3. "What If a Woman" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 4:14
4. "Alone" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 4:34
5. "Isn't This the World" The Neptunes 3:54
6. "Ghetto Child" (featuring Shaggy & The Boys Choir of Harlem) Joe 4:12
7. "I Like Sexy Girls" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 4:00
8. "Here She Comes" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 2:54
9. "Lover's Prayer" Joe 4:02
10. "Changed Man" Joe 4:16
11. "I Understand" Joe 3:47
12. "She Used 2 Luv Me" Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Joe 3:23
13. "World of Girls" Joe 3:09
14. "Let's Stay Home Tonight (Remix)" (featuring Petey Pablo) Allen "Allstar" Gordon 3:55


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 32
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 3


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Vibe review
  3. ^ "Better Days: Joe: MP3 Downloads". Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  4. ^ "Joe – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Joe. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  5. ^ "Joe – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Joe. Retrieved December 19, 2014.