Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

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1

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

1

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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2

ALF

Alison Moyet

7

Last week

38

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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3

PROMISE

Sade

6

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Promise by Sade
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4

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

5

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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Platinum record

5

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

4

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

6

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

2

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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7

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

8

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

8

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

9

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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9

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

3

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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10

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

18

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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11

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

12

Last week

73

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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12

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

28

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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13

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

11

Last week

25

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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14

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

10

Last week

36

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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15

JENNIFER RUSH

Jennifer Rush

14

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Jennifer Rush by Jennifer Rush
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16

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

19

Last week

60

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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17

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

15

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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18

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

17

Last week

55

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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19

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

16

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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20

THE LOVE SONGS

George Benson

1

Weeks

K-TEL

The Love Songs by George Benson
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21

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

20

Last week

48

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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22

SO RED THE ROSE

Arcadia

1

Weeks

EMI

So Red The Rose by Arcadia
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23

OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT

Models

13

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
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24

THE GIFT

Midge Ure

27

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Gift by Midge Ure
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25

SONGS TO LEARN & SING

Echo & The Bunnymen

32

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Songs To Learn & Sing by Echo & The Bunnymen
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26

LIVE AFTER DEATH

Iron Maiden

25

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Live After Death by Iron Maiden
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27

IN SQUARE CIRCLE

Stevie Wonder

21

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

In Square Circle by Stevie Wonder
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28

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

24

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Who's Zoomin' Who? by Aretha Franklin
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Platinum record

29

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

26

Last week

24

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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30

GO WEST

Go West

30

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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31

ICE ON FIRE

Elton John

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ice On Fire by Elton John
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32

RHAPSODIE

Richard Clayderman

1

Weeks

WEA

Rhapsodie by Richard Clayderman
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33

SOUL TO SOUL

Stevie Ray Vaughan

23

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Soul To Soul by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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34

SUN CITY

Artists United Against Apartheid

39

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Sun City by Artists United Against Apartheid
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35

THE SINGLES 81 - 85

Depeche Mode

33

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

The Singles 81 - 85 by Depeche Mode
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36

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

36

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

George Thorogood And The Destroyers by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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37

MAVERICK

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

40

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Maverick by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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38

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

31

Last week

38

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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Platinum record

39

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

29

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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40

HOUNDS OF LOVE

Kate Bush

46

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
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41

PRIVATE DANCE MIXES

Tina Turner

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dance Mixes by Tina Turner
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42

MOVE IT ON OVER

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

47

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Move It On Over by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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43

SOUL KISS

Olivia Newton-John

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Soul Kiss by Olivia Newton-John
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44

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

34

Last week

97

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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45

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

42

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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46

VERY BEST OF DON MCLEAN

Don McLean

28

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Very Best Of Don Mclean by Don McLean
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47

BEST OF THE EAGLES

The Eagles

43

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Best Of The Eagles by The Eagles
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48

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

45

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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49

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

22

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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50

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

37

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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