Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

BAD

Michael Jackson

1

Last week

3

Weeks

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CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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2

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

5

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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3

LA BAMBA OST

Various

3

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

La Bamba OST by Various
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4

DIESEL & DUST

Midnight Oil

6

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Diesel & Dust by Midnight Oil
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Platinum record

5

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

2

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

6

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

4

Last week

27

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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7

DANCING WITH STRANGERS

Chris Rea

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dancing With Strangers by Chris Rea
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8

SOLITUDE STANDING

Suzanne Vega

8

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Solitude Standing by Suzanne Vega
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9

KIRI SINGS GERSHWIN

Kiri Te Kanawa

18

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Kiri Sings Gershwin by Kiri Te Kanawa
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10

DOOR TO DOOR

The Cars

13

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Door To Door by The Cars
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Platinum record

11

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

9

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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12

WHO'S THAT GIRL OST

Madonna

7

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Who's That Girl OST by Madonna
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13

RADIO K.A.O.S.

Roger Waters

22

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Radio K.A.O.S. by Roger Waters
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14

F.L.M.

Mel & Kim

10

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

F.L.M. by Mel & Kim
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Platinum record

15

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

11

Last week

49

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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16

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

19

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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17

RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

Level 42

27

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Running In The Family by Level 42
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18

FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT

Jennifer Warnes

21

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Famous Blue Raincoat by Jennifer Warnes
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19

THIRD WORLD CHILD

Johnny Clegg & Savuka

17

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Third World Child by Johnny Clegg & Savuka
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20

BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

Los Lobos

16

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

By The Light Of The Moon by Los Lobos
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Platinum record

21

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

25

Last week

33

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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22

CROSSROADS OST

Ry Cooder

15

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Crossroads OST by Ry Cooder
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23

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

45

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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Platinum record

24

SO

Peter Gabriel

33

Last week

58

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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25

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

29

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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26

RHYTHM KILLERS

Sly & Robbie

14

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rhythm Killers by Sly & Robbie
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27

IT'S BETTER TO TRAVEL

Swing Out Sister

23

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

It's Better To Travel by Swing Out Sister
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Platinum record

28

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

12

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

29

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

32

Last week

30

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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Platinum record

30

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

28

Last week

26

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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31

SHE WAS ONLY A GROCERS DAUGHTER

The Blow Monkeys

31

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

She Was Only A Grocers Daughter by The Blow Monkeys
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32

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

26

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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33

DUOTONES

Kenny G

20

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Duotones by Kenny G
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Platinum record

34

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

39

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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35

BODY & SOUL

Jenny Morris

24

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Body & Soul by Jenny Morris
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36

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

30

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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37

ONE VOICE

Barbra Streisand

36

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

One Voice by Barbra Streisand
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38

SIGN O THE TIMES

Prince

34

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Sign O The Times by Prince
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39

LET IT LOOSE

Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine

41

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Let It Loose by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
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40

BIGGER AND DEFFER

ll Cool J

35

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Bigger And Deffer by ll Cool J
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Platinum record

41

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

39

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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42

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

44

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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43

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

48

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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44

STAN CAMPBELL

Stan Campbell

40

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Stan Campbell by Stan Campbell
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45

KEEP YOUR DISTANCE

Curiosity Killed the Cat

37

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Keep Your Distance by Curiosity Killed the Cat
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Platinum record

46

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

46

Last week

35

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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47

AMAZULU

Amazulu

50

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amazulu by Amazulu
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48

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

Echo & The Bunnymen

42

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Echo And The Bunnymen by Echo & The Bunnymen
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49

BAD INFLUENCE

The Robert Cray Band

20

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Bad Influence by The Robert Cray Band
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Platinum record

50

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

46

Last week

62

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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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