Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

ANNE MURRAY'S GREATEST HITS VOL 2

Anne Murray

5

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

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

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

1

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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3

CLAYDERMAN IN CONCERT

Richard Clayderman

2

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Clayderman In Concert by Richard Clayderman
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Platinum record

4

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

3

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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Platinum record

5

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

7

Last week

56

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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6

THE MANTOVANI GOLDEN COLLECTION

Mantovani

11

Last week

2

Weeks

MW

the Mantovani Golden Collection by Mantovani
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7

20 GOLDEN OLDIES

Jade Hurley

6

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

20 Golden Oldies by Jade Hurley
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8

DARE

The Human League

8

Last week

19

Weeks

RTC

Dare by The Human League
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Platinum record

9

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

13

Last week

27

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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10

HOOKED ON SWING

Bob James

17

Last week

17

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Swing by Bob James
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11

RONDO POUR UN ENFANT

Richard Clayderman

14

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Rondo Pour Un Enfant by Richard Clayderman
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12

COOL BANANAS

D.D. Smash

3

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cool Bananas by D.D. Smash
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13

THE GIFT

Jam

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Gift by Jam
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14

CHARIOTS OF FIRE

Vangelis

10

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis
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15

FAIR WEATHER FRIENDS

Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan

1

Weeks

CBS

Fair Weather Friends by Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan
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16

DURAN DURAN

Duran Duran

12

Last week

21

Weeks

EMI

Duran Duran by Duran Duran
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17

JUMP UP

Elton John

9

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jump Up by Elton John
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18

PELICAN WEST

Haircut 100

15

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Pelican West by Haircut 100
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19

GREATEST HITS

Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline

1

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline
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Platinum record

20

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

The Police

16

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ghost In The Machine by The Police
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21

ANOTHER CHAPTER

John Rowles

1

Weeks

EMI

Another Chapter by John Rowles
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22

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

19

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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Platinum record

23

LES MUSIQUES DE L'AMOUR

Richard Clayderman

30

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

Les Musiques De L'amour by Richard Clayderman
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24

BEGIN THE BEGUINE

Julio Iglesias

41

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Begin The Beguine by Julio Iglesias
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25

NUMBER OF THE BEAST

Iron Maiden

18

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
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Platinum record

26

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

21

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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27

PERHAPS LOVE

Placido Domingo & John Denver

33

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Perhaps Love by Placido Domingo & John Denver
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Platinum record

28

GEORGE BENSON COLLECTION

George Benson

22

Last week

22

Weeks

WEA

George Benson Collection by George Benson
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29

NON-STOP EROTIC CABERET

Soft Cell

20

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Non-Stop Erotic Caberet by Soft Cell
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30

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

23

Last week

33

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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31

THIS BAND IS CALLED TALKING HEADS

Talking Heads

26

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

This Band Is Called Talking Heads by Talking Heads
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32

FIVE MILES OUT

Mike Oldfield

37

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Five Miles Out by Mike Oldfield
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33

INNOCENT AGE

Dan Fogelberg

31

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Innocent Age by Dan Fogelberg
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34

PHYSICAL

Olivia Newton-John

48

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Physical by Olivia Newton-John
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Platinum record

35

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

29

Last week

68

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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36

LOVE SONGS

Cliff Richard

38

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Love Songs by Cliff Richard
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37

DIVER DOWN

Van Halen

1

Weeks

WEA

Diver Down by Van Halen
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38

SECRET COMBINATION

Randy Crawford

34

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Secret Combination by Randy Crawford
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39

FREEZE FRAME

J Geils Band

27

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Freeze Frame by J Geils Band
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40

PRETENDERS II

Pretenders

47

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Pretenders Ii by Pretenders
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41

CATS & DOGS

Mental As Anything

28

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cats & Dogs by Mental As Anything
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42

THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S OTHER BALL - THE MUSIC

Various

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball - The Music by Various
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43

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

24

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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44

NEW TRADITIONALISTS

Devo

32

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

New Traditionalists by Devo
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45

FOREIGNER 4

Foreigner

42

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Foreigner 4 by Foreigner
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46

LONG DISTANCE VOYAGER

The Moody Blues

46

Last week

27

Weeks

EMI

Long Distance Voyager by The Moody Blues
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47

ELECTRIC RENDEZVOUS

Al Di Meola

1

Weeks

CBS

Electric Rendezvous by Al Di Meola
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48

THE BLUE MASK

Lou Reed

48

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

The Blue Mask by Lou Reed
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49

SHAPE UP AND DANCE

Felicity Kendal

35

Last week

4

Weeks

M.W.

Shape Up And Dance by Felicity Kendal
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50

ALL FOUR ONE

The Motels

1

Weeks

EMI

All Four One by The Motels
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 32

Various

2

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 32 by Various
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2

PLATINUM PLUS VOL V

Various

1

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Platinum Plus Vol V by Various
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3

BEST OF BOND

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Best Of Bond by Various
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4

GOATS MILK SOAP

Various

4

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Goats Milk Soap by Various
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5

ROUGH RIDERS

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

MW

Rough Riders by Various
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