Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

REVENGE

Eurythmics

1

Last week

27

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

2

GENESIS

Genesis

2

Last week

103

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

3

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

3

Last week

18

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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4

THE WHOLE STORY

Kate Bush

43

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

The Whole Story by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

5

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

4

Last week

19

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

6

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

5

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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Platinum record

7

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE - SINGLES

The Police

6

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Every Breath You Take - Singles by The Police
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8

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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Platinum record

9

FOOTROT FLAT: THE DOGS TALE OST

Dave Dobbyn

7

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Footrot Flat: The Dogs Tale OST by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

10

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

11

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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11

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

19

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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12

LICENSED TO ILL

Beastie Boys

1

Weeks

CBS

Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
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Platinum record

13

FORE

Huey Lewis & The News

8

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fore by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

14

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

10

Last week

31

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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15

SHAKE YOU DOWN

Gregory Abbott

1

Weeks

CBS

Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott
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16

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SUPERTRAMP

Supertramp

9

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Autobiography Of Supertramp by Supertramp
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17

WHAT PRICE PARADISE

China Crisis

17

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

What Price Paradise by China Crisis
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Platinum record

18

SCOUNDREL DAYS

A-ha

14

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Scoundrel Days by A-ha
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19

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

16

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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Platinum record

20

TRUE COLOURS

Cyndi Lauper

12

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

True Colours by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

21

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

32

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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Platinum record

22

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

22

Last week

85

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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23

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

13

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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24

UTTER MADNESS

Madness

35

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Utter Madness by Madness
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25

THE BRIDGE

Billy Joel

17

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

The Bridge by Billy Joel
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26

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN LIVE 1975-86

Bruce Springsteen

47

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Bruce Springsteen Live 1975-86 by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

27

TRUE STORIES

Talking Heads

15

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

True Stories by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

28

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

23

Last week

26

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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Platinum record

29

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

26

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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30

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

25

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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31

RAISING HELL

Run DMC

31

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Raising Hell by Run DMC
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32

MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT

Psychedelic Furs

20

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Midnight To Midnight by Psychedelic Furs
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33

SILK & STEEL

Five Star

46

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Silk & Steel by Five Star
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Platinum record

34

THE FINAL

Wham

34

Last week

26

Weeks

SONY

The Final by Wham
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35

GREATEST HITS ETC

Paul Simon

39

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Etc by Paul Simon
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36

DISCO

Pet Shop Boys

42

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Disco by Pet Shop Boys
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37

INFECTED

The The

28

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Infected by The The
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38

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

29

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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39

BROTHERHOOD

New Order

30

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Brotherhood by New Order
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Platinum record

40

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

47

Last week

33

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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41

LIVE MAGIC

Queen

49

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Live Magic by Queen
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42

LIVERPOOL

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

24

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Liverpool by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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Platinum record

43

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

45

Last week

42

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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44

MUSIC MADNESS

Mantronix

44

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Music Madness by Mantronix
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45

INTO THE LIGHT

Chris De Burgh

49

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Light by Chris De Burgh
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46

RAPTURE

Anita Baker

43

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Rapture by Anita Baker
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47

LIVE ALIVE

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble

36

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Live Alive by Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
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48

NOTORIOUS

Duran Duran

35

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Notorious by Duran Duran
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49

GOOD TO GO LOVER

Gwen Guthrie

21

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Good To Go Lover by Gwen Guthrie
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Platinum record

50

SO

Peter Gabriel

32

Last week

28

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums