Sturgill Simpson has gained a wide following for his traditional country sound over the last decade. His style, which varies from album to album, has earned him critical acclaim and a number of awards. He funded and released his debut album “High Top Mountain” in 2013, which features “Life Ain’t Fair And The World Is Mean”.
From Saving Country Music The magic of “Life Ain’t Fair” is the way it trivializes all the issues it raises by simply pointing out the obvious: that life’s unfairness is inherent, and complaining about it or using it as an excuse to not pursue your dreams is foolish. It’s cynical and inspirational all at the same time, and that feat of acrobatics can’t be performed without some acute dexterity and prowess with the pen.