Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

2

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

2

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

1

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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3

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

Paul Young

3

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

The Secret Of Association by Paul Young
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Platinum record

4

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

5

Last week

34

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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5

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

4

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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6

MADONNA

Madonna

15

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Madonna by Madonna
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Platinum record

7

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

6

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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8

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

1

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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9

LEGEND (ROBIN OF SHERWOOD)

Clannad

9

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Legend (Robin Of Sherwood) by Clannad
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10

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

8

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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Platinum record

11

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

7

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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12

CUPID & PSYCHE 85

Scritti Politti

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Cupid & Psyche 85 by Scritti Politti
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Platinum record

13

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

16

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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14

GO WEST

Go West

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

15

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

12

Last week

52

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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16

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

10

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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17

LOW LIFE

New Order

11

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Low Life by New Order
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18

FLAUNT THE IMPERFECTION

China Crisis

13

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Flaunt The Imperfection by China Crisis
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Platinum record

19

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

14

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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20

REQUIEM

Domingo/Brightman/Maazel

18

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Requiem by Domingo/Brightman/Maazel
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21

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

19

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

22

ALF

Alison Moyet

17

Last week

27

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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Platinum record

23

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

28

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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24

AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY

Prince

32

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Around The World In A Day by Prince
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25

THE NIGHT I FELL IN LOVE

Luther Vandross

34

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

The Night I Fell In Love by Luther Vandross
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26

AMADEUS SOUNDTRACK OST

Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch

30

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amadeus Soundtrack OST by Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch
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Platinum record

27

ARENA

Duran Duran

25

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

28

THE RIDDLE

Nik Kershaw

21

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
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29

BEVERLY HILLS COP OST

Various

23

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Beverly Hills Cop OST by Various
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30

TAKE YOU HIGHER

Dynamic Hepnotics

31

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Take You Higher by Dynamic Hepnotics
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Platinum record

31

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

22

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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32

NIGHT TIME

Killing Joke

20

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Night Time by Killing Joke
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33

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

26

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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34

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

27

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

35

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

33

Last week

90

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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36

LIVE 1

Dragon

29

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live 1 by Dragon
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37

THE POWER STATION

The Power Station

44

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

The Power Station by The Power Station
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38

THE BAD AND LOWDOWN WORLD OF THE KANE GANG

The Kane Gang

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Bad And Lowdown World Of The Kane Gang by The Kane Gang
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39

RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT

DeBarge

24

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Rhythm Of The Night by DeBarge
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40

BEHIND THE SUN

Eric Clapton

46

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Behind The Sun by Eric Clapton
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41

THE CONFESSOR

Joe Walsh

49

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

The Confessor by Joe Walsh
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Platinum record

42

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

48

Last week

61

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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Platinum record

43

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

35

Last week

33

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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44

UNCENSORED

George Smilovici

48

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uncensored by George Smilovici
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45

DREAM INTO ACTION

Howard Jones

42

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Dream Into Action by Howard Jones
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46

SOUTHERN ACCENTS

Tom Petty

44

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Southern Accents by Tom Petty
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47

KATRINA & THE WAVES

Katrina & The Waves

1

Weeks

EMI

Katrina & The Waves by Katrina & The Waves
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48

ONLY FOUR YOU

Mary Jane Girls

38

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Only Four You by Mary Jane Girls
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49

SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Robert Plant

35

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Shaken And Stirred by Robert Plant
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50

HUMAN RACING

Nik Kershaw

37

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Human Racing by Nik Kershaw
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