|"Ballad Of Youth"|
The song reached a high of #63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #59 in the UK, the title track "Stranger In This Town" charted at #38 on the Mainstream rock charts but "One Light Burning" failed to chart. All three singles being accompanied by music videos.
As his first solo album, Sambora experimented with a more blues-oriented sound. He sings lead vocals and plays guitar on the album, backed by Bon Jovi bandmates Tico Torres on drums and David Bryan on keyboards, joined by Tony Levin on bass. Eric Clapton guest stars with a guitar solo on the track "Mr. Bluesman".