#238 – The Music of Matrescence – with Claire Tonti

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Welcome to another soul-stirring episode of The Happy Mama Movement Podcast, where we embark on a journey of self-discovery and profound exploration.

Today, we have a truly captivating artist gracing our virtual stage. Join me as we delve into the mesmerizing world of Claire Tonti and her transformative musical masterpiece, ‘Matrescence.'

In this episode, we have the privilege of peering behind the curtains of Claire's creative process, unearthing the raw emotions and profound narratives that birthed this extraordinary album. ‘Matrescence' is an ode to the multifaceted journey of womanhood, capturing the essence of growth, resilience, and the beauty that arises from embracing the transformative power of motherhood.

With her enchanting melodies and heartfelt lyrics, Claire Tonti takes us on a sonic voyage through the highs and lows of the human experience. Through each carefully crafted note and every word that dances from her lips, we witness the intricate tapestry of emotions that shape her artistic expression.

Join us as we explore the depths of ‘Matrescence,' delving into the stories that inspired its creation and unraveling the layers of vulnerability and strength that make Claire Tonti's music a true testament to the power of art. Get ready to immerse yourself in a symphony of emotions, as we embark on this unforgettable sonic odyssey.

Let's dive in, together.

[Time Stamps]

[00:00] – Acknowledgements

[00:45] – The Music of Matrescence

[01:53] – The Birth of the Music

[04:45] – It Feels the Most ME

[06:05] – A Path of Healing

[07:22] – ‘This Mother Thing' (Music)

[08:57] – You're a Songwriter!

[09:36] – ‘Lullaby' (Music)

[11:43] – Another New Song

[12:29] – ‘Fear to Feel' (Music)

[14:52] – Belief in Yourself

[16:44] – Rest + Space

[18:39] – The Story of Motherhood

[20:15 – ‘All Kinds of Lovely' (Music)

[22:00] -‘Cold' (Music)

[24:00] – ‘Self' (Music)

[25:37] – It's the System…

[26:48] – The Shame Isn't Yours

[27:35] – This Must Be The Place

[29:26] – A Bright Horizon

[31:02] – Little Fingers, like Rays of Sunshine

[32:48] – The Matrescence Train

[35:20] – No, Thank YOU

Grab your headphones, find your cozy corner, and prepare to be moved by the enchanting melodies and thought-provoking lyrics of Claire Tonti's ‘Matrescence.' Are you ready to embark on this extraordinary musical pilgrimage?

We sincerely hope you feel this episode as profoundly as we did.

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I'm Amy.

I'm a matrescence activist - here to revolutionise the way you feel about yourself as a mama, and transform the way the world values and supports all mothers, everywhere.

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