Google Gives Away ‘Best’ Albums Of 2013 As Free Downloads: Play Picks Include Kanye West “Yeezus,” Chvrches

 @tommylikeyt.halleck@ibtimes.com
on December 27 2013 2:51 PM

Christmas may be over, but Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is giving away complete downloads of the Kanye West album “Yeezus” and the first release from indie band Chvrches, among others, as part of an ongoing promotion.

Google offers the two albums for “Play Picks 2013,” along with singles from artists like Lil Wayne, Lana Del Ray and Arcade Fire. Download the free tracks, including “Yeezus” and Chvrches’ “The Bones of What You Believe,” for a limited time at the following link.

This isn't the first time Google has offered free music for users of its Play Music app. Earlier this month the tech behemoth gave away six free Christmas “carols.” Google Play Music also recently made its way to the company’s Project Glass goggles.

Here is the full Google Play Picks of 2013 playlist:

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 Fuck (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

What do you think about Google’s picks for top albums (and songs) of 2013? Let us know in the comments below.

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