Kanye West, CHVRCHES Part of Free Downloads on Google Play
It’s the end of 2013, and unless you’ve been alive for less than a year, you’re probably used to the annual end of year culture competitions. Google Play have been running their own, but this time, its users are the ones that benefit.
As part of Play Picks 2013, Play Music users can now download full albums from Kanye West and Chvrches for free. A selection of top tracks from other artists can also be downloaded for no charge along with discounted albums from Drake, Lorde, M.I.A, and Janelle Monae.
West’s Yeezus and Chvrches’ The Bones of What You Believe were selected as Play Music’s Album of the Year and Breakout Artist of the Year, respectively. Editor’s picks also make up a 20 track compilation of the year’s best music from the likes of Arcade Fire, Major Lazer, Rihanna, and more.
Other highlights of the sale include Pusha T’s My Name Is My Name, which has been knocked down to $3.99, and Katy Perry’s Prism and Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP, both of which are $5.99.
In fact, look, here’s Google’s complete list of picks for 2013:
1.) Kanye West – “New Slaves” from the album Yeezus
2.) Arcade Fire – “Reflektor” from the album of the same name
3.) Drake – “Started From the Bottom” from the album Nothing Was the Same
4.) CHVRCHES – “The Mother We Share” from the album The Bones of What You Believe
5.) Anoushka Shankar - “The Sun Won’t Set (feat. Norah Jones)” from the album Traces of You
6.) DJ Koze – “Track ID Anyone? (feat. Caribou)” from the album Amygdala
7.) M.I.A. – “Y.A.L.A.” from the album Matangi
8.) Kacey Musgraves – “Merry Go ‘Round” from the album Same Trailer, Different Park
9.) Disclosure – “When A Fire Starts to Burn” from the album Settle
10.) Cut Copy – “Free Your Mind” from the album of the same name
11. ) Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses) – “Burnin’ It Down” from the album The Low Highway
12.) Major Lazer – “Watch Out for This (Bumaye) [Daddy Yankee Remix] [feat. Busy Signal, The Flexican & FS Green]” from the album Watch Out for This (Bumaye) Remixes
13. ) Alter Bridge – “Addicted to Pain” from the album Fortress
14.) Rihanna – “Stay (Explicit)” from the album Unapologetic
15.) Breach – “Jack” from the album of the same name
16.) Robert Glasper Experiment - “Calls (feat. Jill Scott)” from the album Black Radio 2 (Deluxe)
17.) Lana Del Rey – “Young and Beautiful” from the album Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film The Great Gatsby
18.) Lil Wayne – “Rich As F–k (Explicit)” from the album I Am Not A Human Being II (Deluxe Version)
19.) Bob Marley & The Wailers – “Three Little Birds (Stephen Marley and Jason Bentley Remix)” from the album Legend Remixed
20.) The Dillinger Escape Plan – “One of Us Is the Killer” from the album of the same name
You can get your share of the sale here.