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Heathens
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Heathens

Twenty One Pilots
Album:
Suicide Squad The Album

Song meaning of Heathens by Twenty One Pilots and what it is about


Tyler Joseph, the lead singer of Twenty One Pilots, wrote "Heathens" especially for the "Suicide Squad" soundtrack. Inspired by the anarchy, villainy, and social pariah elements in the movie, Joseph wrote a song that perfectly expresses inner conflict and the sense of being misinterpreted by others.


"Heathens" was the duo's highest-charting single to date, tying with "Stressed Out" at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. For the 59th annual Grammy Awards, "Heathens" received three nominations.


Lyrics of the song Heathens by Twenty One Pilots


All my friends are heathens, take it slow

Wait for them to ask you who you know

Please don't make any sudden moves

You don't know the half of the abuse

 

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

Wait for them to ask you who you know

Please don't make any sudden moves

You don't know the half of the abuse

 

Welcome to the room of people

Who have rooms of people that they loved one day

Docked away

Just because we check the guns at the door

Doesn't mean our brains will change from hand grenades

You'll never know the psychopath sitting next to you

You'll never know the murderer sitting next to you

You'll think, "How'd I get here, sitting next to you?"

But after all, I've said, please don't forget

 

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

Wait for them to ask you who you know

Please don't make any sudden moves

You don't know the half of the abuse

 

We don't deal with outsiders very well

They say newcomers have a certain smell

You have trust issues, not to mention

They say they can smell your intentions

You'll never know the freakshow sitting next to you

You'll have some weird people sitting next to you

You'll think "How did I get here, sitting next to you?"

But after all I've said, please don't forget

 

(Watch it)

(Watch it)

 

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

Wait for them to ask you who you know

Please don't make any sudden moves

You don't know the half of the abuse

 

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

(Watch it)

Wait for them to ask you who you know

(Watch it)

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

(Watch it)

Wait for them to ask you who you know

 

Why'd you come? You knew you should have stayed

(It's blasphemy)

I tried to warn you just to stay away

(Away)

And now they're outside ready to bust

(To bust)

It looks like you might be one of us

Release Date

2016

Songwriter/s

Tyler Joseph

Producer/s

Mike Elizondo, Tyler Joseph

Label/s

Atlantic, Fueled by Ramen, Warner Bros.

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