Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

2

Last week

5

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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2

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

3

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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3

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

1

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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4

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

4

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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Platinum record

5

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

6

Last week

27

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Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

6

FUNKYTOWN

Pseudo Echo

1

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Funkytown by Pseudo Echo
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7

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

5

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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8

SIGN O THE TIMES

Prince

1

Weeks

WEA

Sign O The Times by Prince
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9

LIFE LOVE AND PAIN

Club Nouveau

23

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Life Love And Pain by Club Nouveau
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Platinum record

10

SO

Peter Gabriel

13

Last week

36

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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Platinum record

11

REVENGE

Eurythmics

7

Last week

35

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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12

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

10

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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13

TRIO

Parton/Harris/Ronstadt

36

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Trio by Parton/Harris/Ronstadt
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14

NEVER LET ME DOWN

David Bowie

1

Weeks

EMI

Never Let Me Down by David Bowie
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15

EVERYTHING TO ME

Boris Gardiner

9

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Everything To Me by Boris Gardiner
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16

WILD FRONTIER

Gary Moore

11

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Wild Frontier by Gary Moore
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Platinum record

17

GENESIS

Genesis

8

Last week

111

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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18

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

1

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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19

UNDER THE BLUE MOON

New Edition

29

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Under The Blue Moon by New Edition
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20

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

15

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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21

BLOW YOUR COOL

Hoodoo Gurus

22

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Blow Your Cool by Hoodoo Gurus
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22

HOWLING

The Angels

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Howling by The Angels
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23

THE WAY IT IS

Bruce Hornsby

31

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby
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24

RAPTURE

Anita Baker

14

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Rapture by Anita Baker
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Platinum record

25

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

26

Last week

39

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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26

LICENSED TO ILL

Beastie Boys

21

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
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27

SHAKE YOU DOWN

Gregory Abbott

24

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott
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28

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

32

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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Platinum record

29

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

27

Last week

26

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

30

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

46

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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31

THE WORLD WON'T LISTEN

The Smiths

16

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

The World Won't Listen by The Smiths
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32

CLUB MIX EP

ZZ Top

12

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Club Mix Ep by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

33

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

34

Last week

44

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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34

COUNT THREE AND PRAY

Berlin

20

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Count Three And Pray by Berlin
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35

THE WHOLE STORY

Kate Bush

19

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

The Whole Story by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

36

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

18

Last week

41

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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Platinum record

37

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

17

Last week

33

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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38

WORD UP

Cameo

30

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Word Up by Cameo
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Platinum record

39

ALF

Alison Moyet

50

Last week

47

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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40

TALKING WITH THE TAXMAN

Billy Bragg

25

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Talking With The Taxman by Billy Bragg
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41

ARETHA

Aretha Franklin

37

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Aretha by Aretha Franklin
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42

YOUR AVERAGE AUSTRALIAN YOBBO

Kevin Bloody Wilson

1

Weeks

CBS

Your Average Australian Yobbo by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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Platinum record

43

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

47

Last week

87

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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44

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

48

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

45

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

28

Last week

104

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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46

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

43

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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47

GREATEST HITS

Queen

1

Weeks

Get

EMI

Greatest Hits by Queen
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48

ROBBIE NEVIL

Robbie Nevil

33

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Robbie Nevil by Robbie Nevil
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Platinum record

49

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

41

Last week

93

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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50

INFECTED

The The

35

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Infected by The The
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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