Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

2

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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2

KISSING TO BE CLEVER

Culture Club

1

Weeks

RTC

Kissing To Be Clever by Culture Club
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Platinum record

3

TOO-RYE-AY

Dexy's Midnight Runners

3

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

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

FAME TV SOUNDTRACK

The Kids From Fame

1

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

Fame Tv Soundtrack by The Kids From Fame
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Platinum record

5

FAMOUS LAST WORDS

Supertramp

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Famous Last Words by Supertramp
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6

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

4

Last week

8

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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7

CODA

Led Zeppelin

1

Weeks

WEA

Coda by Led Zeppelin
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8

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

5

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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9

GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3

Olivia Newton-John

8

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Greatest Hits Volume 3 by Olivia Newton-John
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Platinum record

10

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

7

Last week

24

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

11

THE LEXICON OF LOVE

ABC

6

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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12

WHEN I DREAM

Suzanne Prentice

11

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

When I Dream by Suzanne Prentice
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13

EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2

The Eagles

17

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Eagles Greatest Hits Volume 2 by The Eagles
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14

FOREVER NOW

Psychedelic Furs

14

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Forever Now by Psychedelic Furs
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15

OH, NO! IT'S DEVO

Devo

10

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Oh, No! It's Devo by Devo
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Platinum record

16

FLOWERS

Icehouse

25

Last week

62

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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17

NEBRASKA

Bruce Springsteen

18

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
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18

TOTO IV

Toto

12

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Toto IV by Toto
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Platinum record

19

AVALON

Roxy Music

19

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Avalon by Roxy Music
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20

TROPICAL GANGSTERS

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

13

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropical Gangsters by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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21

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

15

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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22

SHEFFIELD STEEL

Joe Cocker

24

Last week

6

Weeks

RTC

Sheffield Steel by Joe Cocker
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23

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

16

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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24

HELLO I MUST BE GOING

Phil Collins

20

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Hello I Must Be Going by Phil Collins
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25

THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION

John Lennon

1

Weeks

EMI

The John Lennon Collection by John Lennon
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Platinum record

26

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

21

Last week

97

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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27

MALCOLM MCNEILL

Malcolm McNeill

1

Weeks

KIWI

Malcolm Mcneill by Malcolm McNeill
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28

ABSOLUTELY LIVE

Rod Stewart

22

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Absolutely Live by Rod Stewart
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29

KAMAHL II

Kamahl

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kamahl Ii by Kamahl
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Platinum record

30

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

30

Last week

43

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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31

GUITAR BY CANDLELIGHT

Pete Sawyer

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Guitar By Candlelight by Pete Sawyer
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32

UPSTAIRS AT ERIC'S

Yazoo

9

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Upstairs At Eric's by Yazoo
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33

REVERIES II

Richard Clayderman

37

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Reveries Ii by Richard Clayderman
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34

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

36

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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35

MYSTERY

Hot Chocolate

31

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Mystery by Hot Chocolate
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Platinum record

36

EYE IN THE SKY

The Alan Parsons Project

40

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project
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37

THE COLLECTION 1977-1982

The Stranglers

34

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

The Collection 1977-1982 by The Stranglers
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Platinum record

38

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

43

Last week

83

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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39

FABRIQUE

Fashion

29

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Fabrique by Fashion
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40

NYLON CURTAIN

Billy Joel

33

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Nylon Curtain by Billy Joel
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41

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

Flock of Seagulls

32

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Flock Of Seagulls by Flock of Seagulls
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42

QUARTET

Ultravox

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quartet by Ultravox
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43

HUNTERS & COLLECTORS

Hunters & Collectors

26

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Hunters & Collectors by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

44

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

23

Last week

32

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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45

ALL FOUR ONE

The Motels

50

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

All Four One by The Motels
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Platinum record

46

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

45

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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47

BARBARA MANDRELL LIVE

Barbara Mandrell

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Barbara Mandrell Live by Barbara Mandrell
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Platinum record

48

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

42

Last week

55

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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49

RIO

Duran Duran

44

Last week

26

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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50

CATS

Original Broadway Cast

35

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cats by Original Broadway Cast
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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