Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

1

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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Platinum record

2

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

8

Last week

17

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

3

CARGO

Men at Work

5

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Cargo by Men at Work
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4

THE KEY

Joan Armatrading

10

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Key by Joan Armatrading
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5

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

3

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

6

THE FINAL CUT

Pink Floyd

6

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

The Final Cut by Pink Floyd
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7

WAR

U2

7

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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Platinum record

8

THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS

The Carpenters

2

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of The Carpenters by The Carpenters
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9

QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK

Thompson Twins

9

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quick Step And Side Kick by Thompson Twins
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10

THE WAYWARD WIND

James Galway

4

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

The Wayward Wind by James Galway
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11

BRANIGAN 2

Laura Branigan

38

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Branigan 2 by Laura Branigan
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Platinum record

12

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

14

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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Platinum record

13

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

12

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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14

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

11

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

15

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

19

Last week

62

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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16

A CHILDS ADVENTURE

Marianne Faithfull

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Childs Adventure by Marianne Faithfull
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17

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

15

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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Platinum record

18

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

13

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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19

WAITING

Fun Boy Three

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Waiting by Fun Boy Three
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20

DAZZLESHIPS

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

16

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

Dazzleships by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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21

COMPLETE MADNESS

Madness

18

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

Complete Madness by Madness
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Platinum record

22

RIO

Duran Duran

23

Last week

41

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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23

WHITE FEATHERS

Kajagoogoo

17

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

White Feathers by Kajagoogoo
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24

H2O

Daryl Hall & John Oates

29

Last week

17

Weeks

RCA

H2o by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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25

COMBAT ROCK

The Clash

25

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Combat Rock by The Clash
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26

TRANS

Neil Young

28

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Trans by Neil Young
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27

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Sharon O'Neill

1

Weeks

CBS

Foreign Affairs by Sharon O'Neill
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Platinum record

28

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

22

Last week

61

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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29

THE PARTY'S OVER

Talk Talk

34

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

The Party's Over by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

30

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

24

Last week

116

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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31

OUTSIDE INSIDE

The Tubes

1

Weeks

EMI

Outside Inside by The Tubes
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32

JARREAU

Al Jarreau

20

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Jarreau by Al Jarreau
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33

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

1

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

34

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

32

Last week

27

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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35

KISSING TO BE CLEVER

Culture Club

17

Last week

16

Weeks

RTC

Kissing To Be Clever by Culture Club
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36

THE HIGH ROAD

Roxy Music

21

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The High Road by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

37

FLOWERS

Icehouse

49

Last week

81

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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38

FELINE

The Stranglers

35

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Feline by The Stranglers
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39

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

China Crisis

36

Last week

10

Weeks

RTC

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

40

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

39

Last week

68

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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41

INVITATIONS

Shakatak

33

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Invitations by Shakatak
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42

KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE

Eddy Grant

27

Last week

5

Weeks

RTC

Killer On The Rampage by Eddy Grant
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43

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

45

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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44

HOOKED ON SWING 2

Kings of Swing Orchestra

26

Last week

2

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Swing 2 by Kings of Swing Orchestra
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45

GREATEST HITS

Dan Fogelberg

42

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits by Dan Fogelberg
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46

PYROMANIA

Def Leppard

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pyromania by Def Leppard
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47

MONEY AND CIGARETTES

Eric Clapton

40

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Money And Cigarettes by Eric Clapton
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48

JUJU MUSIC

King Sunny Ade

31

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Juju Music by King Sunny Ade
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Platinum record

49

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

27

Last week

39

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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50

THE MESSAGE

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

33

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

The Message by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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