A Musical Journey of Hope

A Musical Journey of Hope

A Tribute to the Singers Who Lifted Me Through My Most Difficult Times.

Scott Verbout


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Scott Verbout turned to the music of his favorite singers to get through an especially difficult time while coping with depression and autism in 2020. In this book, he reflects on his love of the music that has provided such a comfort to him over the years. The singers and songs he highlights have helped him overcome feelings of hopelessness and desperation. So often, his favorite singers have found the exact words to provide him with comfort when he needed it most. They include Natalie Merchant, Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, and Patty Griffin. He also recounts face-to-face meetings he has had with some of his favorite singers. Through recollections and lyrics, he provides a look at how important music has been to him over three decades. Join the author as he celebrates the healing power of music and how it has gotten him through dark times, including a global pandemic.


Scott Verbout:
Scott Verbout is a copy editor and proofreader living in Chandler, Arizona. His first book, An Asperger Journey: My Lifelong Battle with Autism, detailed how he discovered he had an autistic disorder when he was an adult. He is a lifelong music fan.