Lay It Down (Magnapop song)

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"Lay It Down"
A blurry photograph of a white dog facing the camera standing on a wooden porch with the word "magnapop" written in yellow in the top right corner and "lay it down" written in blue in the bottom right.
Single by Magnapop
from the album Hot Boxing
A-side "Lay It Down"
B-side "Slowly, Slowly"
"The Crush"
"Piece of Cake"
Released 1994 (1994)
Format Compact Disc, 12"
Recorded August 1993, Pedernales Recording Studio, Austin, Texas, United States and Bosstown Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, United States (mixing)
Genre Pop punk
Length 3:03
Label Play It Again Sam
Writer(s) Linda Hopper, Ruthie Morris
Producer(s) Bob Mould
Magnapop singles chronology
"Slowly, Slowly"
"Lay It Down"
"Open the Door"
Promotional cover
A blurred mirror-image of a woman walking down a dark, backlit hallway with her hand touching the wall. The words "magnapop {lay it down}" are written in white across the middle.
Music sample
The chorus of "Lay It Down" is emblematic of Magnapop's combination of aggressive guitar mixed with pop-influenced harmony vocals.

"Lay It Down" is a 1994 single by Magnapop from the album Hot Boxing, released by Play It Again Sam Records on CD (catalogue number 450.0267.22 - BIAS 267 CD) and 12" gramophone record (450.0267.30 - BIAS 267.) A promo CD edition was released by Priority Records as DPRO 50820. A live recording of the song appears on the German edition of 2005's Mouthfeel and the song also appears on 1993's Kiss My Mouth. A music video was created for the song in 1994.

The song topped the De Afrekening poll in 1994.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Linda Hopper and Ruthie Morris

  1. "Lay It Down" – 3:03
  2. "Slowly, Slowly" – 3:41
  3. "The Crush" – 3:20
  4. "Piece of Cake" – 2:48


Production staff

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