Heathens – Twenty One Pilots – Piano Notes


Piano Notes for Heathens – Twenty One Pilots – CDE FGAB


Key Information for the Song Heathens by Twenty One Pilots

Scale: G Major Scale (one black key)
Key Signature: One sharp (F#)
G Major Scale Notes: G, A, B, C, D, E, F#
Tempo: 90 bpm
Time Signature: 4/4
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

This post will provide the letter notes for the melody of Heathens by Twenty One Pilots. The song is in G major with a tempo of 90 BPM and a 4/4 time signature. These notes are intended for piano and are suitable for players with some experience.


Tips to Play the Piano Notes for Heathens

Fast Notes – Brackets

Some letter notes for the song Heathens are given in brackets like (notes); they are meant to be played quickly or fast, similar to 16th, 32nd, or sometimes 8th notes in sheet music.

Play these notes continuously and connectedly, following the Heathens song’s rhythm and lyrics.

The next regular note is written immediately after the closing bracket.

Sustained Notes – Wavy Lines

The wavy line symbol ~ (tilde) following a note indicates sustained notes.

  • One tilde signifies a quarter-note duration on the piano sheet.
  • Two tildes denote a half-note duration.
  • Three tildes signify a whole note duration.

Therefore, press and hold the note for the appropriate duration based on the number of tildes while playing the piano notes for the Heathens song.


Part 1 (Chorus)

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


B  C*  B         G    B C*
All my friends are heathens,

B     G  E~~~
take it slow


B      C*  B      G  B   C*
Wait for them to ask you

B     G    E~~~
who you know


E*         D*    C*~    E*
Please don’t make any

D* C*~ E*  E* B~~
sudden        moves

E*    D*    C*~   E*   D*  C* C*   E* E* B~~
You don’t know the half of  the  abuse


Part 2 (Chorus)

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


B  C*  B           G    B C*           B   G  E~~~
All my friends are heathens, take it slow

B        C*  B      G  B   C*   B       G    E~~~
Wait for them to ask you who you know


E*         D*    C*~    E*  D* C*~ E*  E* B~~
Please don’t make any sudden      moves

E*    D*    C*~   E*   D*  C* C*   E* E* B~~
You don’t know the half of  the  abuse


Part 3 (Verse 1)

Welcome to the room of people who have rooms of people
That they loved one day, locked away
Just because we check the guns at the door
Doesn’t mean our brains will change from hand grenades


B  (B)A   (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)
Welcome to the room of people
who have rooms of people. That they

B        G    E~~   B         G E~~
loved one day,   locked  away


B  (B)A   (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)A  (A)
Just because we check the guns at the door
Doesn’t mean our

B        G    E~~   B         G E~~
brains will change from hand grenades


Part 4 (Verse 1)

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


B         B (B)  B     (B)  B (B)A         A(A)    A (G)G
You’ll never know the psychopath sitting next to you

B         B (B)  B     (B)  B (B)A         A(A)    A (G)G
You’ll never know the murderer sitting next to you

B         B (B)  B     (B)  B (B)A         A(A)    A (G)F#~
You’ll think, “How’d I get here, sitting next to you?”

(B) B (B)A G* F#*~~
But after all I’ve said,

B A G* F*
please don’t forget


Part 5 (Chorus)

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


B  C*  B         G    B C*          B   G  E~~~
All my friends are heathens, take it slow

B      C*  B      G  B   C*   B     G    E~~~
Wait for them to ask you who you know

E*         D*    C*~    E*  D* C*~ E*  E* B~~
Please don’t make any sudden      moves

E*    D*    C*~   E*   D*  C* C*   E* E* B~~
You don’t know the half of  the  abuse


Part 6 (Verse 2)

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 freak show 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


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