Today, BTS fans are celebrating the second anniversary of RM‘s second mixtape, mono. mono‘s seven songs (“tokyo”, “seoul”, “moonchild”, “badbye”, “uhgood”, “everythinggoes”, and “forever rain”) have left a deep impression on listeners around the world.

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Although mono was released in 2018, it’s the music we need during 2020’s trying times. Here are 10 reasons why.

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1. mono is a reminder that we are all in this together.

2. It assures us that the hardships we face today will pass by; “everything goes”.

3. It’s the friend who stays by your side when you need it most.

4. Like a balm, it’s a source of healing.

5. It’s an escape from 2020’s frightening and uncertain reality.

6. It’s a home you can always go to, to rest.

7. It’s a comforting voice telling you that everything will be okay.

8. It’s a story that takes us on our own personal journeys.

9. It’s a glimmer of magic in a bleak world.

10. It’s a warm blanket you can curl up in for comfort.