Roots Flavored Americana and a Killer Banjo Solo. - Mike Mentz: Ain't That The Life

Feels a bit like having a beer with a friend, as stories from the road mix with a red-hot banjo performance and we finish with a bit of nostalgia about the heady days of youth.

Roots Flavored Americana and a Killer Banjo Solo. - Mike Mentz: Ain't That The Life

Mike Mentz has made a life out of traveling the globe, while crafting roots-flavored tracks from the road. With performances in more than 30 countries, and two IMA-nominated albums set for future release, Mentz is ready to share his unique brand of 'travelpop' with fans from around the world.

When you watch the sun rise from somewhere new, your world gets a little bit bigger. I love that. - Mike Mentz

"Ain't That The Life" crystallizes a wayward decade spent playing music into a driving mix of guitar, acoustic drums, and lyrical narratives. This rock-flavored indie gem mixes elements of Americana, folk, and foot-stomping country music. The vibe here feels a bit like having a beer with a friend, as stories from the road mix with a red-hot banjo performance and we finish with a bit of nostalgia about the heady days of youth. "Ain't That The Life" explores the synergy between ambition and gratitude, as we discover the simple fact that every moment is a launching point for adventure.

This song is featured on our Roots Collection playlist.

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