It was recorded in seven months and appeared on Blanco y Negro Records in the United Kingdom in May 2003.
Whilst recording this album she met Seth Riddle, whom she married in Pembrokeshire on 22 February 2003.
Matthews was voted the "Sexiest Female in Rock" in a 1999 readers' poll in the now defunct magazine Melody Maker.
She founded 'The Good Life Experience', a festival of culture and the great outdoors in Flintshire in 2014, with Charlie and Caroline Gladstone and is author of Hook, Line and Singer published by Penguin and children's stories Tales From The Deep and Gelert, A Man's Best Friend, Gomer.
Matthews was born in Cardiff, the second of four children. She went to Bryn Y Mor Welsh language school until 11 years of age, then attended St Michael's School, Llanelli, where she was in the year below Robert Buckland, now Solicitor General for England and Wales. She subsequently sang lead vocals on, and co-wrote the music and lyrics for, the band's hits.
She performed the Bonnie Tyler hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and the Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers duet "Islands in the Stream" along with Terry Hall and the BBC Concert Orchestra In an interview on the eve of the launch of her Welsh mini-album Awyren = Aeroplane, Matthews confirmed she had divorced from Riddle and temporarily moved back to her farm in Pembrokeshire.
Awyren = Aeroplane won her the 'Contemporary Composition' award in the National Eisteddfod.
The award had been resurrected and presented for the first time since 1936.