Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

TRUE STORIES

Talking Heads

1

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

True Stories by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

2

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

2

Last week

17

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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3

REBEL MUSIC

Bob Marley

7

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Music by Bob Marley
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4

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

10

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

5

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

6

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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Platinum record

6

REVENGE

Eurythmics

12

Last week

13

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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7

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

4

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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8

CONTROL

Janet Jackson

23

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Control by Janet Jackson
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9

TRUE COLOURS

Cyndi Lauper

3

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

True Colours by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

10

THE FINAL

Wham

8

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

The Final by Wham
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11

SCOUNDREL DAYS

A-ha

1

Weeks

WEA

Scoundrel Days by A-ha
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12

TOP GUN OST

Various

13

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Top Gun OST by Various
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13

BIG NIGHT MUSIC

Shriekback

14

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Night Music by Shriekback
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14

RAT IN THE KITCHEN

UB40

9

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Rat In The Kitchen by UB40
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15

SOMEWHERE IN TIME

Iron Maiden

5

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
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16

BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE

Steve Winwood

15

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Back In The High Life by Steve Winwood
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17

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

11

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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18

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

17

Last week

5

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

19

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

16

Last week

71

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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20

INTO THE LIGHT

Chris De Burgh

34

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Light by Chris De Burgh
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Platinum record

21

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

18

Last week

66

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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22

SO

Peter Gabriel

19

Last week

19

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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Platinum record

23

GENESIS

Genesis

24

Last week

89

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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24

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

21

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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25

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

20

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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26

PRIMITIVE LOVE

Miami Sound Machine

27

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Primitive Love by Miami Sound Machine
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Platinum record

27

THE BLUES BROTHERS OST

Various

22

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

The Blues Brothers OST by Various
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Platinum record

28

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

28

Last week

28

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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Platinum record

29

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

36

Last week

76

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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30

LOVE ZONE

Billy Ocean

25

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Love Zone by Billy Ocean
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Platinum record

31

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

32

Last week

45

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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Platinum record

32

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

41

Last week

44

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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33

NO GURU NO METHOD NO TEACHER

Van Morrison

31

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Guru No Method No Teacher by Van Morrison
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Platinum record

34

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

44

Last week

21

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

35

STREETLIFE

Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music

30

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Streetlife by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music
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Platinum record

36

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

33

Last week

63

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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37

A KIND OF MAGIC

Queen

37

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

A Kind Of Magic by Queen
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Platinum record

38

TIME PIECES

Eric Clapton

35

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time Pieces by Eric Clapton
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39

BRING ON THE NIGHT

Sting

43

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Bring On The Night by Sting
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40

EYE OF THE ZOMBIE

John Fogerty

38

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Eye Of The Zombie by John Fogerty
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41

THE BRIDGE

Billy Joel

50

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

The Bridge by Billy Joel
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42

HIGHLIGHTS OF A DANGEROUS LIFE

Johnnys

29

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Highlights Of A Dangerous Life by Johnnys
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Platinum record

43

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

47

Last week

80

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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44

BAND OF GYPSYS 2

Jimi Hendrix

46

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Band Of Gypsys 2 by Jimi Hendrix
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45

IN VISIBLE SILENCE

Art of Noise

39

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In Visible Silence by Art of Noise
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46

LIFES RICH PAGEANT

R.E.M.

26

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Lifes Rich Pageant by R.E.M.
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47

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Icehouse

46

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Measure For Measure by Icehouse
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48

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

47

Last week

22

Weeks

RCA

George Thorogood And The Destroyers by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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49

TOTAL CONTRAST

Total Contrast

45

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Total Contrast by Total Contrast
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Platinum record

50

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

43

Last week

45

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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