Today's gift from Apple in its 12 Days of Christmas promotion is an EP by Duran Duran.

Available for free for 24 hours on 28 December 2010 the tracks include: Mediterraea, (Reach Up For The) Sunrise (Live), and Ordinary World (Live).

Mediterraea is a track from Duran Duran's new album All You Need Is Now, which is Duran Duran's 13th studio album. The album was released on iTunes on 21 December, the CD won't be released until February. The Mediterraea track was co-produced by Mark Ronson.

Duran Duran was one of the most successful bands of the 1980s. It includes Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor.

Over the next few days you can expect Apple to offer a range of free presents via the iTunes Store. Last year the company gave away games including Electronic Arts Trivial Pursuit and an episode of BBC TV show Outnumbered.

Apple promises a "fantastic" selection of songs, music videos, applications, books, TV episodes and a film will be free for 24 hours each day.

The offer runs from Boxing Day, 26 December 2010 until 6 January 2011.

Users can sign up to receive an Apple email alert for each free offer or download a dedicated 12 Days of Christmas iPhone application.

More details are available at iTunes.

Come back tomorrow to find out what Apple is giving away for free on the fourth day of Christmas.