"Merry" is a song by American power pop band Magnapop. It was initially released in 1990 as the B-side to a 7" through Safety Net Records (catalogue number NET 17) under the band's original name of Homemade Sister. The song was re-recorded and released again on the EP Sugarland as well as the band's self-titled debut album in 1992 on Solid Records (527.9013.40.) A live acoustic recording of the song from June 7, 1992, was released on the EP Big Bright Cherry as well as the special edition of the studio album Hot Boxing.

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  • "Merry" is a song by American power pop band Magnapop. It was initially released in 1990 as the B-side to a 7" through Safety Net Records (catalogue number NET 17) under the band's original name of Homemade Sister. The song was re-recorded and released again on the EP Sugarland as well as the band's self-titled debut album in 1992 on Solid Records (527.9013.40.) A live acoustic recording of the song from June 7, 1992, was released on the EP Big Bright Cherry as well as the special edition of the studio album Hot Boxing. NME described the second recording as "a sublime piece of pop supremacy" and James Sullivan, writing for Addicted to Noise in 1996 declared it one of the group's finest songs. (en)
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  • "Merry"
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  • A photograph of two Jack O'Lanterns—the one to the left with jagged teeth and a furrowed brow, the other with a smile and large doe eyes—on a dark background with the word "magnapop" written in blue along the top left corner.
  • A closeup of the legs and arms of a person seated wearing a leather jacket, jeans, and unlaced sneakers holding a cigarette. The cover is bright yellow and has "homemade sister" written in a thick border along the top.
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  • The cover is identical to the band's debut album Magnapop
  • The single was issued with bright yellow and bright green covers
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  • Magnapop - Magnapop.jpg
  • Homemade Sister single.gif
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  • "Merry" is a song by American power pop band Magnapop. It was initially released in 1990 as the B-side to a 7" through Safety Net Records (catalogue number NET 17) under the band's original name of Homemade Sister. The song was re-recorded and released again on the EP Sugarland as well as the band's self-titled debut album in 1992 on Solid Records (527.9013.40.) A live acoustic recording of the song from June 7, 1992, was released on the EP Big Bright Cherry as well as the special edition of the studio album Hot Boxing. (en)
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  • Merry (song) (en)
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  • "Merry"/"Complicated" (en)
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