III (Joe Nichols album)

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Studio album by Joe Nichols
Released October 25, 2005 (2005-10-25)
Genre Country
Length 36:59
Label Universal South
Producer Buddy Cannon
Byron Gallimore
Brent Rowan
Joe Nichols chronology
A Traditional Christmas
Real Things
Singles from III
  1. "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off"
    Released: August 1, 2005
  2. "Size Matters (Someday)"
    Released: January 24, 2006
  3. "I'll Wait for You"
    Released: July 31, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

III is the fourth studio album from country music artist Joe Nichols, released in 2005. The album's name is the Roman numeral three. The title refers to it being his third album to be released on Universal South Records. The album produced Nichols' second #1 hit in "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off", as well as the top-10 hit "Size Matters (Someday)" and "I'll Wait for You". Overall, it was certified gold by the RIAA.

"My Old Friend the Blues" is a cover of a Steve Earle song. Also included is "Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)", a cover of a Gene Watson hit single.

Brent Rowan produced the album except for the three singles, which were produced by Buddy Cannon, and "Freedom Feels Like Lonely" and "As Country as She Gets", which were produced by Byron Gallimore.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Size Matters (Someday)" Mike Dekle, Byron Hill 2:51
2. "Freedom Feels Like Lonely" Mark Nesler, Billy Currington, Tony Martin 3:10
3. "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" John Wiggins, Gary Hannan 3:07
4. "Talk Me Out of Tampa" Don Sampson, Casey Beathard 3:58
5. "That's What Love'll Get You" Mark D. Sanders, Carson Chamberlain 2:55
6. "I'll Wait for You" Bill Anderson, Harley Allen 4:07
7. "Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)" Joe Allen 2:43
8. "My Old Friend the Blues" Steve Earle 3:08
9. "As Country as She Gets" Jim Collins, Wendell Mobley, Martin 3:41
10. "Honky Tonk Girl" Steve Dean, Wil Nance, Joe Nichols 2:46
11. "Just a Little More" Nichols, Donny Lowery 4:26


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2005) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 7


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
2005 "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" 1 32
2006 "Size Matters (Someday)" 9 73
"I'll Wait for You" 7 71


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "III review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Joe Nichols – III". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH