Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

1

Last week

43

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

2

ISLAND LIFE

Grace Jones

2

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Island Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

3

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

4

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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4

DIRTY WORK

Rolling Stones

3

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Dirty Work by Rolling Stones
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5

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

5

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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Platinum record

6

COUNTRY LOVE SONGS

Charley Pride

11

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Country Love Songs by Charley Pride
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Platinum record

7

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

6

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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8

THIS IS THE SEA

The Waterboys

7

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
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9

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

9

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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10

THE COLOUR OF SPRING

Talk Talk

10

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
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11

EASY PIECES

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

8

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Easy Pieces by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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Platinum record

12

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

13

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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Platinum record

13

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

20

Last week

32

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

14

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

16

Last week

38

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

15

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

12

Last week

38

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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16

HOME OF THE BRAVE

Laurie Anderson

21

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Home Of The Brave by Laurie Anderson
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Platinum record

17

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

15

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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18

MEETING IN THE LADIES ROOM

Klymaxx

19

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Meeting In The Ladies Room by Klymaxx
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Platinum record

19

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

14

Last week

33

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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20

FEARGAL SHARKEY

Feargal Sharkey

25

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Feargal Sharkey by Feargal Sharkey
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Platinum record

21

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

17

Last week

48

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

22

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

27

Last week

37

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

23

GO WEST

Go West

18

Last week

35

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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24

LUXURY OF LIFE

Five Star

38

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Luxury Of Life by Five Star
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25

WHITE CITY A NOVEL

Pete Townshend

26

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

White City A Novel by Pete Townshend
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26

GOLD

Barbara Dickson

22

Last week

3

Weeks

K-TEL

Gold by Barbara Dickson
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27

WORLD MACHINE

Level 42

23

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

World Machine by Level 42
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28

RUM, SODOMY AND THE LASH

The Pogues

34

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rum, Sodomy And The Lash by The Pogues
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Platinum record

29

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

24

Last week

68

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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30

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

33

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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31

MACALLA

Clannad

45

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Macalla by Clannad
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Platinum record

32

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

30

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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33

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

31

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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34

THIS IS BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite

29

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

This Is Big Audio Dynamite by Big Audio Dynamite
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Platinum record

35

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

28

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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Platinum record

36

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

41

Last week

49

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

37

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

36

Last week

63

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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38

LOVE

The Cult

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Love by The Cult
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39

I LIKE YOU

Phyllis Nelson

1

Weeks

RCA

I Like You by Phyllis Nelson
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40

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

44

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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41

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

35

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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42

WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD

Mr Mister

1

Weeks

RCA

Welcome To The Real World by Mr Mister
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43

KNEE DEEP IN THE HOOPLA

Starship

1

Weeks

RCA

Knee Deep In The Hoopla by Starship
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Platinum record

44

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

49

Last week

135

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

45

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

38

Last week

15

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

46

ICE ON FIRE

Elton John

34

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ice On Fire by Elton John
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47

BLIND LEADING THE NAKED

Violent Femmes

39

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Blind Leading The Naked by Violent Femmes
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Platinum record

48

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

46

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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49

SCARECROW

John Mellancamp

42

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Scarecrow by John Mellancamp
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50

SEVEN THE HARD WAY

Pat Benatar

37

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Seven The Hard Way by Pat Benatar
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