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."
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
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