Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

ISLAND LIFE

Grace Jones

1

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Island Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

2

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

3

Last week

45

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

3

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

2

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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4

DIRTY WORK

Rolling Stones

4

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Dirty Work by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

5

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

5

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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6

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

11

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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7

PARADE

Prince

8

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Parade by Prince
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8

THIS IS THE SEA

The Waterboys

6

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
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9

IN CONCERT

Suzanne Prentice

41

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

In Concert by Suzanne Prentice
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10

THE COLOUR OF SPRING

Talk Talk

10

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

11

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

12

Last week

40

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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12

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

9

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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Platinum record

13

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

15

Last week

40

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

14

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

7

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

15

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

29

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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Platinum record

16

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

13

Last week

34

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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17

HOME OF THE BRAVE

Laurie Anderson

14

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Home Of The Brave by Laurie Anderson
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Platinum record

18

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

17

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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Platinum record

19

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

23

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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20

EASY PIECES

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

16

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Easy Pieces by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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21

WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD

Mr Mister

21

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Welcome To The Real World by Mr Mister
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22

WORLD MACHINE

Level 42

18

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

World Machine by Level 42
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Platinum record

23

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

24

Last week

39

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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24

MEETING IN THE LADIES ROOM

Klymaxx

22

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Meeting In The Ladies Room by Klymaxx
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Platinum record

25

COUNTRY LOVE SONGS

Charley Pride

19

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Country Love Songs by Charley Pride
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Platinum record

26

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

20

Last week

50

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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27

FALCO 3

Falco

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Falco 3 by Falco
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28

LUXURY OF LIFE

Five Star

25

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Luxury Of Life by Five Star
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Platinum record

29

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

44

Last week

70

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

30

GO WEST

Go West

28

Last week

37

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

31

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

45

Last week

137

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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32

WHITE CITY A NOVEL

Pete Townshend

26

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

White City A Novel by Pete Townshend
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33

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

40

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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Platinum record

34

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

42

Last week

65

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

35

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

31

Last week

35

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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36

KING OF AMERICA

Elvis Costello

1

Weeks

RCA

King Of America by Elvis Costello
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37

SCARECROW

John Mellancamp

49

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Scarecrow by John Mellancamp
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38

ROCK A LITTLE

Stevie Nicks

46

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Rock A Little by Stevie Nicks
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Platinum record

39

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

49

Last week

74

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

40

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

27

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

41

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

36

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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42

RUM, SODOMY AND THE LASH

The Pogues

38

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rum, Sodomy And The Lash by The Pogues
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43

FEARGAL SHARKEY

Feargal Sharkey

32

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Feargal Sharkey by Feargal Sharkey
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44

KNEE DEEP IN THE HOOPLA

Starship

43

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Knee Deep In The Hoopla by Starship
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Platinum record

45

ALCHEMY

Dire Straits

47

Last week

34

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Alchemy by Dire Straits
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46

ALBUM

Public Image Ltd

34

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Album by Public Image Ltd
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Platinum record

47

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

36

Last week

50

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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48

BLIND LEADING THE NAKED

Violent Femmes

43

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Blind Leading The Naked by Violent Femmes
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Platinum record

49

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

50

Last week

17

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

50

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

43

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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