The famous digital music store owned and operated by Amazon.com, Amazon MP3 has released a pair of ongoing promotions – Daily Deals and Friday Five, offering consumers deep discounts on new releases and albums from the Amazon MP3 catalog. The ‘Daily Deals’ is updated daily and offers popular album at significantly discounted price, while ‘Friday Five’ offers five great albums for $5 every Friday and through the weekend.
The online music store offers Coldplay’s new album – “Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends” for $8.99, and their catalog hits “X&Y”, “A Rush of Blood to the Head” and “Parachutes” as this week’s ‘Daily Deals’ for $1.99 each.
According to the company, “This week’s ‘Friday Five’ albums will be the Rolling Stone’s “Let It Bleed”, Frank Sinatra’s “The Essential Frank Sinatra”, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’ “Raising Sand”, Linkin Park’s “Minutes to Midnight” and Andrea Bocelli’s “Vivere – The Best Of”, for $5 each. Past ‘Friday Five’ albums have included Jack Johnson’s “Sleep Through the Static”, Queen’s “Greatest Hits” and Gnarls Barkley’s “The Odd Couple”. Customers interested in Amazon MP3’s Daily Deal and Friday Five can visit the site daily or can get news of the deals through Amazon MP3 pages on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.”
“Amazon is constantly looking for ways to lower our prices for customers,” said Pete Baltaxe, director, Amazon MP3. “Promotions like the Daily Deal and Friday Five are a great way to introduce customers to the everyday low prices, ease of use and instant gratification of purchasing digital music from Amazon MP3. For a few dollars and with a couple clicks, customers can have a new album on their iPod, Zune or iPhone for their summer soundtrack.”