BTS‘s RM, on the latest interview with KBS News 9, revealed what he and the group intended “Dynamite” to be for the listeners.


“Dynamite” features a funky, disco sound because it was intended to be a direct cure for sadness. It has resonated with people worldwide, as evidenced by its success in topping the Billboard Hot 100 for two consecutive weeks.


There are many other ways to deal with sadness such as avoidance and consolation. We have decided to take the direct confrontation approach, because just being overwhelmingly happy and uplifting when faced with sadness, resonated with us.

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We now know why Dynamite sounds the way it does. It is a cure for sadness, which is something many are facing in these tough times especially in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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