Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

1

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

1

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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Platinum record

2

THE FINAL CUT

Pink Floyd

1

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

The Final Cut by Pink Floyd
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3

CARGO

Men at Work

1

Weeks

CBS

Cargo by Men at Work
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4

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

4

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

5

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

2

Last week

14

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

6

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

3

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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7

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

6

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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8

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

8

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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Platinum record

9

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

5

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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10

THE WAYWARD WIND

James Galway

34

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

The Wayward Wind by James Galway
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Platinum record

11

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

7

Last week

113

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

12

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

16

Last week

59

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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Platinum record

13

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

9

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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14

THE PARTY'S OVER

Talk Talk

12

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Party's Over by Talk Talk
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15

H2O

Daryl Hall & John Oates

15

Last week

14

Weeks

RCA

H2o by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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Platinum record

16

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

13

Last week

65

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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17

COMBAT ROCK

The Clash

10

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Combat Rock by The Clash
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18

DIFFICULT SHAPES & PASSIVE RHYTHMS SOME PEOPLE THINK IT'S FUN TO ENTERTAIN

China Crisis

20

Last week

7

Weeks

RTC

Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain by China Crisis
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Platinum record

19

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

23

Last week

58

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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20

KISSING TO BE CLEVER

Culture Club

43

Last week

14

Weeks

RTC

Kissing To Be Clever by Culture Club
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21

TRANS

Neil Young

11

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Trans by Neil Young
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22

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

29

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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23

JARREAU

Al Jarreau

25

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Jarreau by Al Jarreau
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24

TROPICAL GANGSTERS

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

26

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropical Gangsters by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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25

GREATEST HITS

Dan Fogelberg

22

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits by Dan Fogelberg
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26

ALL THE BEST FROM ELVIS

Elvis Presley

14

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

All The Best From Elvis by Elvis Presley
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27

FELINE

The Stranglers

18

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Feline by The Stranglers
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28

SONGS

The Kids From Fame

19

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Songs by The Kids From Fame
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29

WILD THINGS RUN FAST

Joni Mitchell

28

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Wild Things Run Fast by Joni Mitchell
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30

THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS

The Carpenters

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of The Carpenters by The Carpenters
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31

BEATITUDE

Ric Ocasek

48

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Beatitude by Ric Ocasek
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Platinum record

32

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

36

Last week

24

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

33

RIO

Duran Duran

31

Last week

38

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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34

FOREVER NOW

Psychedelic Furs

40

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Forever Now by Psychedelic Furs
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35

TOTO IV

Toto

37

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Toto IV by Toto
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36

COMMUNIQUE

Dire Straits

24

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communique by Dire Straits
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37

THE SKYS GONE OUT

Bauhaus

35

Last week

4

Weeks

RTC

The Skys Gone Out by Bauhaus
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38

GET NERVOUS

Pat Benatar

49

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Get Nervous by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

39

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

50

Last week

69

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

40

FLOWERS

Icehouse

44

Last week

78

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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41

MONEY AND CIGARETTES

Eric Clapton

17

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Money And Cigarettes by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

42

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

21

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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43

WHEN THE PUNKS GO MARCHING IN

The Abrasive Wheels

1

Weeks

M.W.

When The Punks Go Marching In by The Abrasive Wheels
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44

AS ONE

Kool & The Gang

41

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

As One by Kool & The Gang
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45

YOUTH OF TODAY

Musical Youth

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Youth Of Today by Musical Youth
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Platinum record

46

THE LEXICON OF LOVE

ABC

41

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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47

ANOTHER PAGE

Christopher Cross

38

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Another Page by Christopher Cross
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48

THE DISTANCE

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

33

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Distance by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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49

THE HIGH ROAD

Roxy Music

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The High Road by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

50

GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3

Olivia Newton-John

30

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Greatest Hits Volume 3 by Olivia Newton-John
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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