If you have a KRL card, then Freegal is your source for free music. Every week you get 5 free downloads and they're yours to keep -- forever. New music is added every week and it's not just a bunch of artists that you've never heard of.
In two weeks, you could have a full album. Like David Bowie's Blackstar, with 7 tracks, can quickly be on your mp3 player, especially if you are one of the 30 library-card holders waiting in line for the library copy of the CD. Another album with high holds is 25 by Adele, also available now on Freegal. Twenty-eight (28) people are waiting for Now that's what I call music, vol. 55! Again, go to Freegal and start downloading songs now. With Freegal there's no checking anything out, no holds, and nothing to return.
It's true that Freegal does not have every artist. Their contract is with only one of the big music houses, which might not be the one one that produces your favorite artist.For example, you won't find Justin Bieber, but you will find One Direction.
The top albums getting downloaded from Freegal right now include Kelly Clarkson, The Chainsmokers, Maren Morris, Elle King, Fifth Harmony, Zayn, G-Eazy, Meghan Trainor, and more.
Everytime I hear about a new artist, or recollect an old song, I always check with Freegal first. You should too! To do that, just go to this website, with your KRL card number and password: