Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

FAITH

The Cure

1

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Faith by The Cure
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Platinum record

2

WAIATA

Split Enz

2

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Waiata by Split Enz
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3

ARC OF A DIVER

Steve Winwood

5

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Arc Of A Diver by Steve Winwood
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Platinum record

4

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

6

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

5

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

3

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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6

FACE VALUE

Phil Collins

4

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Face Value by Phil Collins
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7

BEING WITH YOU

Smokey Robinson

10

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Being With You by Smokey Robinson
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8

FLOWERS

Icehouse

7

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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9

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

8

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Classics By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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10

SWINGSHIFT

Cold Chisel

9

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Swingshift by Cold Chisel
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11

SUCKING IN THE SEVENTIES

Rolling Stones

1

Weeks

EMI

Sucking In The Seventies by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

12

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

13

Last week

58

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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Platinum record

13

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

16

Last week

39

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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14

HEY

Julio Iglesias

1

Weeks

CBS

Hey by Julio Iglesias
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15

BLACK MARKET CLASH

The Clash

20

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Black Market Clash by The Clash
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Platinum record

16

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

15

Last week

26

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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17

STRAY CATS

Stray Cats

18

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Stray Cats by Stray Cats
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18

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

11

Last week

43

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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Platinum record

19

BALLADS

The Beatles

14

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Ballads by The Beatles
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20

JOURNEYS TO GLORY

Spandau Ballet

41

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Journeys To Glory by Spandau Ballet
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21

SHADES

JJ Cale

12

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Shades by JJ Cale
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Platinum record

22

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

19

Last week

64

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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23

ZEBOP!

Santana

1

Weeks

CBS

Zebop! by Santana
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Platinum record

24

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

17

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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25

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

30

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Kings Of The Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
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26

AMIGO

Black Slate

26

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Amigo by Black Slate
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27

KILIMANJARO

Teardrop Explodes

25

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kilimanjaro by Teardrop Explodes
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Platinum record

28

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

36

Last week

47

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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29

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

29

Last week

248

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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30

SOUND AFFECTS

Jam

28

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Sound Affects by Jam
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31

VIENNA

Ultravox

21

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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32

DANCE CRAZE

Various

31

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dance Craze by Various
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33

THE JAZZ SINGER

Neil Diamond

42

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

The Jazz Singer by Neil Diamond
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34

I HAVE A DREAM

Cristy Lane

33

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

I Have A Dream by Cristy Lane
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35

VISAGE

Visage

22

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Visage by Visage
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37

LE CHAT BLEU

Mink De Ville

1

Weeks

EMI

Le Chat Bleu by Mink De Ville
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38

THE BEST OF

Harry Belafonte

1

Weeks

RCA

The Best Of by Harry Belafonte
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39

THE GOOD OLD DAYS

Ivy's Old Time Dance Band

1

Weeks

M.W.

The Good Old Days by Ivy's Old Time Dance Band
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40

BOYS DON'T CRY

The Cure

35

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Boys Don't Cry by The Cure
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41

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

40

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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Platinum record

42

UPRISING

Bob Marley and the Wailers

34

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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43

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

49

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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44

SINSEMILLA

Black Uhuru

24

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sinsemilla by Black Uhuru
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45

MELLOW MUSIC

Acker Bilk

27

Last week

5

Weeks

RTC

Mellow Music by Acker Bilk
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46

FLOWERS OF ROMANCE

Public Image Ltd

37

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

Flowers Of Romance by Public Image Ltd
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47

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

David Byrne & Brian Eno

49

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by David Byrne & Brian Eno
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Platinum record

48

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

48

Last week

61

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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49

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

49

Last week

33

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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50

EAST

Cold Chisel

43

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

East by Cold Chisel
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 29

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 29 by Various
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2

HITS AND MYTHS

Various

2

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Hits And Myths by Various
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3

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC BOX SET

Various

3

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music Box Set by Various
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4

THE MAORI HIKITIA ALBUM

Various

6

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

The Maori Hikitia Album by Various
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5

CLASS OF 81

Various

5

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Class Of 81 by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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