Why Should The Fire Die Chords by Nickel Creek "Why Should The fire Die?" Intro - G F F F G D G Gbm Why should the fire die? Bm G D My mom and dad kept theirs alive. G D G Gbm It's early yet, don't say goodnight. Bm G D** I know you're tired, you'll be alright, Bridge - G F F F G D G Gbm You're shining still behind the clouds Bm G D saying I won't figure you out. G D G Gbm It might be true, but let me try, Bm G D and try, and try for the rest of my life. (Pause) G F (F Am) I'm not scared of being alone. G F I'm not scared of being alone, F being alone, I'm just G D G Gbm happier being confused Bm G D beside the fire, as long as it's with you. G D G Gbm Why should that fire die? Bm G D My mom and dad kept theirs alive. G D G Gbm It's getting late, she says goodnight Bm G D** and falls asleep. I'll be alright The D chords are mostly, if not all, D/Gb, but can be played either way. ** These two chords are unplayed, but are resolved in the vocal parts. If you are singing this by yourself, it may help the listeners to play the chord.