Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

1

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

2

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

4

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

3

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

3

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

4

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

5

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

5

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

6

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

6

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

16

Last week

38

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

7

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

2

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

8

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

8

Last week

43

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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9

CULPRIT AND THE KING

The Mockers

40

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Culprit And The King by The Mockers
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10

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

10

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

11

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

15

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

13

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

7

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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Platinum record

14

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

11

Last week

24

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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15

VITAL IDOL

Billy Idol

9

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vital Idol by Billy Idol
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16

GO WEST

Go West

13

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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17

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

12

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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Platinum record

18

MADONNA

Madonna

14

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Madonna by Madonna
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19

YOU REMIND ME OF A LOVE SONG

Patsy Riggir

36

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

You Remind Me Of A Love Song by Patsy Riggir
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20

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

24

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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21

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

19

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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22

FUNDAMENTAL

Mental As Anything

28

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Fundamental by Mental As Anything
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23

CRUSH

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

32

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Crush by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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24

DARK SIDE OF THE SUN

Stavros Xarhakos

17

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Dark Side Of The Sun by Stavros Xarhakos
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Platinum record

25

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

26

Last week

61

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

26

GENESIS

Genesis

25

Last week

59

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

27

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

Paul Young

18

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

The Secret Of Association by Paul Young
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28

AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY

Prince

23

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Around The World In A Day by Prince
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29

FABLES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION

R.E.M.

1

Weeks

CBS

Fables Of The Reconstruction by R.E.M.
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30

BEHIND THE SUN

Eric Clapton

21

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Behind The Sun by Eric Clapton
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31

PAINTED YEARS

Netherworld Dancing Toys

30

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Painted Years by Netherworld Dancing Toys
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32

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

29

Last week

23

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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33

STEVE MCQUEEN

Prefab Sprout

38

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Steve Mcqueen by Prefab Sprout
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34

FLASH

Jeff Beck

1

Weeks

CBS

Flash by Jeff Beck
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Platinum record

35

ARENA

Duran Duran

37

Last week

29

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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36

BARKING AT AIRPLANES

Kim Carnes

31

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Barking At Airplanes by Kim Carnes
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37

FLY ON THE WALL

AC/DC

34

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Fly On The Wall by AC/DC
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38

THE GLEN MILLER STORY OST

Various

1

Weeks

WEA

The Glen Miller Story OST by Various
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39

FACE VALUE

Phil Collins

20

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Face Value by Phil Collins
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40

VOCALESE

The Manhattan Transfer

39

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Vocalese by The Manhattan Transfer
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41

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

47

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

42

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

33

Last week

48

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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43

DREAM INTO ACTION

Howard Jones

46

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Dream Into Action by Howard Jones
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Platinum record

44

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

46

Last week

97

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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45

CUPID & PSYCHE 85

Scritti Politti

35

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Cupid & Psyche 85 by Scritti Politti
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46

BLACKIES HOTLINE LOONACY

Kevin Black

1

Weeks

CBS

Blackies Hotline Loonacy by Kevin Black
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47

BROTHER WHERE YOU BOUND

Supertramp

22

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Brother Where You Bound by Supertramp
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48

FLAUNT THE IMPERFECTION

China Crisis

42

Last week

15

Weeks

VIRGIN

Flaunt The Imperfection by China Crisis
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Platinum record

49

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

42

Last week

36

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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50

REQUIEM

Domingo/Brightman/Maazel

50

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Requiem by Domingo/Brightman/Maazel
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