Ain't No Easy Way

Album: Old Boots, New Dirt (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Jason Aldean explained this song's meaning: "'Ain't No Easy Way' is about that moment when, after trying desperately to save a relationship, it finally just hits you: You have to end it. The writing is clearly on the wall — you know what you have to do — but there's truly never an easy way to do it," he said. "There's a line in that song that says, 'Life is hard, but love is harder,' which pretty much sums it up."

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