Vulnerable, smooth, and honest are all words that describe rambunctious performer and songwriter, Skylar Bouchard. Skylar’s first record was called “Nothing short of amazing” (Canadian Beats) and was named top album of the year (The Manitoban.) His debut single “Montreal” introduced him to radio listeners across Canada after being short-listed by judges in CBC’s Searchlight Competition. In 2018, he played over 100 shows to support the release. In 2019, he was institutionalized for mental health and addiction issues. Through that he has rebuilt himself and hopes “to shine light on the darkness and fight stigma in mental health awareness.” Find Skylar Bouchard's latest single wherever you get your music. Skylar Bouchard has a communications degree and is active in the recovery community in his hometown of Winnipeg, Canada.
by Skylar Bouchard
Canadian singer-songwriter Skylar Bouchard has long struggled with addiction and self-harm, and his essay is a hopeful ballad to recovery.