Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

1

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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2

CLAYDERMAN IN CONCERT

Richard Clayderman

11

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Clayderman In Concert by Richard Clayderman
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3

COOL BANANAS

D.D. Smash

2

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cool Bananas by D.D. Smash
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Platinum record

4

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

3

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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Platinum record

5

ANNE MURRAY'S GREATEST HITS VOL 2

Anne Murray

47

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Anne Murray's Greatest Hits Vol 2 by Anne Murray
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6

20 GOLDEN OLDIES

Jade Hurley

4

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

20 Golden Oldies by Jade Hurley
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Platinum record

7

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

13

Last week

55

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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8

DARE

The Human League

9

Last week

18

Weeks

RTC

Dare by The Human League
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9

JUMP UP

Elton John

5

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jump Up by Elton John
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10

CHARIOTS OF FIRE

Vangelis

6

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis
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11

THE MANTOVANI GOLDEN COLLECTION

Mantovani

1

Weeks

MW

the Mantovani Golden Collection by Mantovani
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12

DURAN DURAN

Duran Duran

7

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

Duran Duran by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

13

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

19

Last week

26

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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14

RONDO POUR UN ENFANT

Richard Clayderman

30

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Rondo Pour Un Enfant by Richard Clayderman
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15

PELICAN WEST

Haircut 100

1

Weeks

EMI

Pelican West by Haircut 100
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Platinum record

16

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

The Police

39

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ghost In The Machine by The Police
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17

HOOKED ON SWING

Bob James

24

Last week

16

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Swing by Bob James
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18

NUMBER OF THE BEAST

Iron Maiden

1

Weeks

EMI

Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
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19

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

14

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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20

NON-STOP EROTIC CABERET

Soft Cell

10

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Non-Stop Erotic Caberet by Soft Cell
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Platinum record

21

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

12

Last week

31

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

22

GEORGE BENSON COLLECTION

George Benson

20

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

George Benson Collection by George Benson
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23

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

21

Last week

32

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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24

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

16

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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25

MOVEMENT

New Order

8

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Movement by New Order
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26

THIS BAND IS CALLED TALKING HEADS

Talking Heads

17

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

This Band Is Called Talking Heads by Talking Heads
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27

FREEZE FRAME

J Geils Band

27

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Freeze Frame by J Geils Band
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28

CATS & DOGS

Mental As Anything

31

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cats & Dogs by Mental As Anything
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Platinum record

29

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

26

Last week

67

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

30

LES MUSIQUES DE L'AMOUR

Richard Clayderman

38

Last week

31

Weeks

WEA

Les Musiques De L'amour by Richard Clayderman
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31

INNOCENT AGE

Dan Fogelberg

22

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Innocent Age by Dan Fogelberg
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32

NEW TRADITIONALISTS

Devo

32

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

New Traditionalists by Devo
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33

PERHAPS LOVE

Placido Domingo & John Denver

34

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Perhaps Love by Placido Domingo & John Denver
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34

SECRET COMBINATION

Randy Crawford

40

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Secret Combination by Randy Crawford
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35

SHAPE UP AND DANCE

Felicity Kendal

33

Last week

3

Weeks

M.W.

Shape Up And Dance by Felicity Kendal
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36

WIRED FOR SOUND

Cliff Richard

32

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Wired For Sound by Cliff Richard
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37

FIVE MILES OUT

Mike Oldfield

1

Weeks

RTC

Five Miles Out by Mike Oldfield
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38

LOVE SONGS

Cliff Richard

18

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Love Songs by Cliff Richard
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39

HOMOSAPIEN

Pete Shelley

29

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Homosapien by Pete Shelley
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Platinum record

40

GREATEST HITS: REMASTERED

Queen

23

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits:  Remastered by Queen
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41

EVITA

Original London Cast Recording

37

Last week

19

Weeks

PHONOGRAM

Evita by Original London Cast Recording
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42

FOREIGNER 4

Foreigner

43

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Foreigner 4 by Foreigner
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43

PRIVATE EYES

Daryl Hall & John Oates

15

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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44

ALL I HAVE TO OFFER YOU IS ME

Charley Pride

25

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

All I Have To Offer You Is Me by Charley Pride
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45

QUARTER FLASH

Quarter Flash

28

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Quarter Flash by Quarter Flash
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46

LONG DISTANCE VOYAGER

The Moody Blues

44

Last week

26

Weeks

EMI

Long Distance Voyager by The Moody Blues
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47

PRETENDERS II

Pretenders

50

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Pretenders Ii by Pretenders
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48

THE BLUE MASK

Lou Reed

35

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

The Blue Mask by Lou Reed
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Platinum record

49

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

50

Last week

72

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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50

DANGEROUS ACQUAINTANCES

Marianne Faithfull

30

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dangerous Acquaintances by Marianne Faithfull
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

PLATINUM PLUS VOL V

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Platinum Plus Vol V by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 32

Various

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 32 by Various
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3

ROUGH RIDERS

Various

2

Last week

8

Weeks

MW

Rough Riders by Various
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4

GOATS MILK SOAP

Various

3

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Goats Milk Soap by Various
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5

ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION

Various

5

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Rock & Roll Collection by Various
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