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This is someone else's tab just in an easier fingering. The song is in Eb so any variation will work, but C shapes are the easiest in my opinion. Grapevine Fires Death Cab For Cutie Narrow Stairs Capo 3 Standard Tuning All chords in relation to capo --------- -Verse 1- --------- Am C G When the wind picked up the fire spread D Am And the grapevines seemed left for dead C G And the Northern sky looked like the end of days Em The end of days Am C G The wake-up call to a rented room D Am Sounded like an alarm of impending doom C G (hold twice as long) To warn us it's only a matter of time -------- -Chorus- -------- Am C G D Before we all burn Am C G Em Before we all burn Am C G D Before we all burn Am C G (hold G) Before we all burn --------- -Verse 2- --------- Am C G We bought some wine and some paper cups D Am Near your daughters school when we picked her up C G And drove to a cemetery on a hill Em On a hill Am C G And we watched the plumes paint the sky gray C Am But she laughed and danced through the field of graves C G And there I knew it would be alright D That everything -------- -Chorus- -------- Bm D A E Would be alright Bm D A Fm Would be alright Bm D A E Would be alright Bm D A (hold A) Would be alright -------- -Bridge- -------- B C And the news reports on the radio G Am Said it was getting worse C Em As the ocean air fanned the flames B But I couldn't think C G Am Of anywhere I would of rather been C D To watch it all burn away -------- -Chorus- -------- Am C G D To burn away Am C G Em Am C G D Am C G (hold G) Am C G D Am C G Em Am C G D Am C G (hold G) ------- -Outro- ------- Am C G And the firemen worked in double shifts D Am With prayers for rain on their lips C G (fade) And they knew it was only a matter of time