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Do you understand this?


Do you understand this?
Hello everybody. I want to work the song Human by the Killers but there is a sentence that I don �t understand:
Send my condolencies to good
What does "to good" mean here? I �ve looked it up in various dictionaries but I haven �t found anything and it doesn �t make any sense to me.
Thanks to all of you in advance.

23 Jan 2010      


Well, you need to take in account the line above that one: - Pay my respects to grace and virtue...

The singer is talking about certain virtues here ... grace, virtue and goodness... So "Send my condolences to good" would be the same as "give my condolences to goodness."

23 Jan 2010     


I agree with Zora. Also, it �s done to make the verse rhyme:

Send my condolences to good
Give my regards to soul and romance,
They always did the best they could

23 Jan 2010     


Thanks a lot to both of you.

23 Jan 2010