Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

1

FAME TV SOUNDTRACK

The Kids From Fame

5

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Fame Tv Soundtrack by The Kids From Fame
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Platinum record

2

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

1

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

3

TOO-RYE-AY

Dexy's Midnight Runners

2

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too-Rye-Ay by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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4

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

3

Last week

7

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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5

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

4

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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6

THE LEXICON OF LOVE

ABC

7

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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Platinum record

7

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

6

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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8

GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3

Olivia Newton-John

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Greatest Hits Volume 3 by Olivia Newton-John
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9

UPSTAIRS AT ERIC'S

Yazoo

1

Weeks

RCA

Upstairs At Eric's by Yazoo
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10

OH, NO! IT'S DEVO

Devo

1

Weeks

WEA

Oh, No! It's Devo by Devo
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11

WHEN I DREAM

Suzanne Prentice

15

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

When I Dream by Suzanne Prentice
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12

TOTO IV

Toto

12

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Toto IV by Toto
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13

TROPICAL GANGSTERS

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

26

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropical Gangsters by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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14

FOREVER NOW

Psychedelic Furs

11

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Forever Now by Psychedelic Furs
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15

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

13

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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16

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

9

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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17

EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2

The Eagles

16

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Eagles Greatest Hits Volume 2 by The Eagles
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18

NEBRASKA

Bruce Springsteen

10

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

19

AVALON

Roxy Music

8

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Avalon by Roxy Music
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20

HELLO I MUST BE GOING

Phil Collins

1

Weeks

WEA

Hello I Must Be Going by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

21

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

18

Last week

96

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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22

ABSOLUTELY LIVE

Rod Stewart

31

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Absolutely Live by Rod Stewart
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Platinum record

23

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

48

Last week

31

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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24

SHEFFIELD STEEL

Joe Cocker

14

Last week

5

Weeks

RTC

Sheffield Steel by Joe Cocker
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Platinum record

25

FLOWERS

Icehouse

27

Last week

61

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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26

HUNTERS & COLLECTORS

Hunters & Collectors

20

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Hunters & Collectors by Hunters & Collectors
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27

IPI TOMBI

Original Cast Recording

37

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Ipi Tombi by Original Cast Recording
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28

VERY BEST OF DON MCLEAN

Don McLean

23

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Very Best Of Don Mclean by Don McLean
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29

FABRIQUE

Fashion

19

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Fabrique by Fashion
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Platinum record

30

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

24

Last week

42

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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31

MYSTERY

Hot Chocolate

17

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Mystery by Hot Chocolate
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32

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

Flock of Seagulls

30

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Flock Of Seagulls by Flock of Seagulls
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33

NYLON CURTAIN

Billy Joel

22

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Nylon Curtain by Billy Joel
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34

THE COLLECTION 1977-1982

The Stranglers

21

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

The Collection 1977-1982 by The Stranglers
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35

CATS

Original Broadway Cast

28

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cats by Original Broadway Cast
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36

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

44

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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37

REVERIES II

Richard Clayderman

35

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Reveries Ii by Richard Clayderman
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38

MIRAGE

Fleetwood Mac

36

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Mirage by Fleetwood Mac
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39

BELLA DONNA

Stevie Nicks

45

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Bella Donna by Stevie Nicks
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Platinum record

40

EYE IN THE SKY

The Alan Parsons Project

25

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project
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41

TALKING BACK TO THE NIGHT

Steve Winwood

31

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Talking Back To The Night by Steve Winwood
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Platinum record

42

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

39

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

43

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

40

Last week

82

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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44

RIO

Duran Duran

34

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

45

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

33

Last week

34

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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46

SONS & FASCINATION

Simple Minds

29

Last week

16

Weeks

RTC

Sons & Fascination by Simple Minds
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47

TOM TOM CLUB

Tom Tom Club

49

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Tom Tom Club by Tom Tom Club
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48

SHANGO

Santana

49

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Shango by Santana
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49

NOW YOU SEE ME NOW YOU DON'T

Cliff Richard

41

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Now You See Me Now You Don't by Cliff Richard
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50

SPECIAL BEAT SERVICE

The Beat

1

Weeks

EMI

Special Beat Service by The Beat
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums