"I really needed to take some time to be with my daughter," he stated "She needed me and I needed her, actually." and #20 on the UK Albums Chart. "One Light Burning" was released as the second single and the album titled track, "Stranger In This Town" as the third which charted at #38 on the Mainstream rock charts.The lead single, "Ballad Of Youth", reached a high of #63 on the U. Eric Clapton played the lead guitar on the promo single Mr Bluesman, backed by Sambora on acoustic guitars.Undiscovered Soul was Sambora's second solo album, released in 1998. The album charted at #174 on The Billboard 200 and #37 in the UK, the second single "In It For Love" charted at #58 on the UK Singles Chart.The title track "Undiscovered Soul" and "Made in America" were also released as singles.He did a short US tour in support of the album, featuring Tony Levin (bass), Dave Amato (guitar), Crystal Taliefero (percussion) and Bon Jovi bandmates Tico Torres (drums) and David Bryan (keyboards).
In 2018, Sambora was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Bon Jovi.Sambora's first professional tour was as an opening act for Joe Cocker in the early 1980s.