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#238 - The Music of Matrescence - with Claire Tonti
Episode 23824th May 2023 • Happy Mama Movement with Amy Taylor-Kabbaz • Amy Taylor-Kabbaz
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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.

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?

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

[35:53] - 'Free' (Music)

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

Take care Mamas,

~Sat Nam~



Find Claire Tonti and her beautiful heart-stirring music on ALL MAJOR STREAMING SERVICES!

See what she's up to, on Instagram:

Check out her website, right HERE:

See her LIVE THIS JULY in London July 2nd -

In Dublin, July 6th -

And Sydney, July 30th. Tickets are available HERE:

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And Watch her awesome new video, 'FEAR TO FEEL' right HERE:


Find this episode and many others, IN FULL HD VIDEO, at my dedicated YouTube Channel


Please visit my website: and: to submit questions for Mama Q, our new Q&A podcast session, where we answer your questions regarding Matrescence and motherhood.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Would you like to know:

  • How motherhood changes your core identity
  • What the 'Inner Split' is, and how to come to terms with this change within you
  • How to stop being torn between all the roles you have to play
  • How to see yourself, your body, and all your relationships differently
  • How to stop being so hard on yourself and, in turn, stop being so resentful towards your loved ones

Then register for a set of live coaching calls with me, Amy Taylor Kabbaz.


CLICK the LINK to find out more:


Within these conversations, we change the way mothers are valued and seen in our society and spread the whispers of Matrescence together.