Undiscovered Soul

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Undiscovered Soul
Studio album by Richie Sambora
Released February 23, 1998
Recorded 1997/1998
Genre Blues rock
Length 61:02
Label Mercury
Producer Don Was
Richie Sambora chronology
Stranger in This Town
(1991)
Undiscovered Soul
(1998)
Aftermath of the Lowdown
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Undiscovered Soul is the second solo album from Richie Sambora the guitarist from New Jersey band Bon Jovi. The album was released on February 23, 1998 and is more experimental than his earlier release Stranger in This Town.

The album charted at #174 on The Billboard 200[2] and #24 on the UK Albums Chart.[3] The lead single "Hard Times Come Easy" charted at #39 on the Mainstream rock chart[4] and #37 in the UK, the second single "In It For Love" charted at #58 on the UK Singles Chart.[3] The title track "Undiscovered Soul" and "Made in America" were also released as singles.

Music videos were made for the first two singles.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Made In America"   Richie Sambora, Richard Supa 5:34
2. "Hard Times Come Easy"   Sambora, Supa 4:34
3. "Fallen From Graceland"   Sambora, David Bryan, Supa 5:39
4. "If God Was A Woman"   Sambora, Bryan, Supa 4:02
5. "All That Really Matters"   Sambora, Supa 4:19
6. "You're Not Alone"   Sambora, Thomas Marolda 4:19
7. "In It For Love"   Sambora, Supa 4:19
8. "Chained"   Sambora, Marolda, Ernie White 3:27
9. "Harlem Rain"   Sambora, Supa 5:01
10. "Who I Am"   Sambora, Marti Frederiksen 7:08
11. "Downside Of Love"   Sambora, Bryan, Supa 5:26
12. "Undiscovered Soul"   Sambora, Supa 7:14

1997 Japanese Version[edit]

This version was released only in Japan and contains a slightly different running order and alternate versions of songs. This release features different artwork than the final 1998 album worldwide release.

  1. "Made In America" (Sambora/Supa) – 5:48
  2. "Hard Times Come Easy" (Sambora/Supa) – 4:35
  3. "Fallen From Graceland" (Sambora/Bryan/Supa) – 6:48
  4. "You're Not Alone" (Sambora/Marolda) – 4:45
  5. "Undiscovered Soul" (Sambora/Supa) – 7:47
  6. "In It For Love" (Sambora/Supa) – 4:24
  7. "If God Was A Woman" (Sambora/Bryan/Supa) – 4:03
  8. "All That Really Matters" (Sambora/Supa) – 5:08
  9. "Chained" (Sambora/Marolda/White) – 3:30
  10. "Downside Of Love" (Sambora/Bryan/Supa) – 5:27
  11. "Harlem Rain" (Sambora/Supa) – 5:45
  12. "Who I Am" (Sambora/Frederiksen) – 7:07
  13. "All That Really Matters" (Reprise Collector Version)(Sambora/Supa) – 5:01

At the end of the bonus track can be heard Richie Sambora saying "You're not alone" repeatedly.

1998 Tour Edition[edit]

This Japan-only limited edition comes with a bonus CD including six live recordings. All the Tracks are from the San Diego show in 1992.

  1. "Bad Medicine" - Live
  2. "We All Sleep Alone" - Live
  3. "Midnight Rider/Wanted Dead Or Alive" - Live
  4. "Stranger In This Town" - Live
  5. "I'll Be There For You" - Live
  6. "With A Little Help from My Friends" - Live

Personnel[edit]

  • Audio Mixers: Ed Cherney, Rail Jon Rogut, Bob Clearmountain
  • Recording information: Ocean Way Recording; Record One; Record Plant; Voodoo Lounge
  • Photographers: Chris McCann, Dan Chavkin, Greg Allen
  • Unknown Contributor Role: Richard Supa
  • Arranger: Richie Sambora

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