Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

TIFFANY

Tiffany

2

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Tiffany by Tiffany
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2

1987

Whitesnake

5

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

1987 by Whitesnake
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Platinum record

3

THE LONESOME JUBILEE

John Mellencamp

8

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lonesome Jubilee by John Mellencamp
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Platinum record

4

WHENEVER YOU NEED SOMEBODY

Rick Astley

6

Last week

17

Weeks

BMG

Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley
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Platinum record

5

DIRTY DANCING OST

Various

4

Last week

17

Weeks

BMG

Dirty Dancing OST by Various
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6

THE BEST OF OMD

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

1

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Best Of OMD by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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Platinum record

7

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

3

Last week

43

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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8

SEVENTH SON OF A SEVENTH SON

Iron Maiden

7

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son by Iron Maiden
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9

ROBBIE ROBERTSON

Robbie Robertson

12

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Robbie Robertson by Robbie Robertson
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Platinum record

10

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

9

Last week

57

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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11

TEAR DOWN THESE WALLS

Billy Ocean

11

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tear Down These Walls by Billy Ocean
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12

ACTUALLY

Pet Shop Boys

25

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Actually by Pet Shop Boys
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13

TURN BACK THE CLOCK

Johnny Hates Jazz

10

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Turn Back The Clock by Johnny Hates Jazz
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14

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM OST

Various

15

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Good Morning Vietnam OST by Various
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Platinum record

15

BAD

Michael Jackson

16

Last week

33

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

16

FREIGHT TRAIN HEART

Jimmy Barnes

13

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Freight Train Heart by Jimmy Barnes
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17

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

14

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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18

BIG BAD NOISE

The Choirboys

17

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Bad Noise by The Choirboys
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19

THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN

The Warratahs

19

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Only Game In Town by The Warratahs
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20

NAKED

Talking Heads

21

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Naked by Talking Heads
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21

BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO

AC/DC

20

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Blow Up Your Video by AC/DC
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Platinum record

22

KICK

INXS

24

Last week

26

Weeks

WEA

Kick by INXS
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23

THE CHRISTIANS

The Christians

26

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Christians by The Christians
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24

WONDERFUL LIFE

Black

43

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wonderful Life by Black
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Platinum record

25

DIESEL & DUST

Midnight Oil

31

Last week

33

Weeks

CBS

Diesel & Dust by Midnight Oil
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26

BORN TO BE BAD

George Thorogood

33

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Born To Be Bad by George Thorogood
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Platinum record

27

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

22

Last week

53

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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28

NOW AND ZEN

Robert Plant

23

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Now And Zen by Robert Plant
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Platinum record

29

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

30

Last week

32

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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30

HEAVEN ON EARTH

Belinda Carlisle

18

Last week

13

Weeks

VIRGIN

Heaven On Earth by Belinda Carlisle
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Platinum record

31

MAN OF COLOURS

Icehouse

27

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Man Of Colours by Icehouse
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32

CHALK MARK IN A RAINSTORM

Joni Mitchell

37

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Chalk Mark In A Rainstorm by Joni Mitchell
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33

SAVAGE

Eurythmics

32

Last week

20

Weeks

BMG

Savage by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

34

FAITH

George Michael

34

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Faith by George Michael
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35

VIVA HATE

Morrissey

29

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Viva Hate by Morrissey
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36

STARFISH

The Church

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Starfish by The Church
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37

FROM LANGLEY PARK TO MEMPHIS

Prefab Sprout

46

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

From Langley Park To Memphis by Prefab Sprout
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Platinum record

38

BEST OF UB40

UB40

36

Last week

22

Weeks

VIRGIN

Best Of Ub40 by UB40
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39

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

43

Last week

21

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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40

EVERLASTING

Natalie Cole

49

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Everlasting by Natalie Cole
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41

SO FAR SO GOOD SO WHAT

Megadeth

45

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

So Far So Good So What by Megadeth
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Platinum record

42

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

40

Last week

48

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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Platinum record

43

A MOMENTARY LAPSE OF REASON

Pink Floyd

36

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

A Momentary Lapse Of Reason by Pink Floyd
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44

MIRACLE

Willy De Ville

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Miracle by Willy De Ville
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45

KINGDOM COME

Kingdom Come

44

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kingdom Come by Kingdom Come
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Platinum record

46

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

38

Last week

62

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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47

LOYAL

Dave Dobbyn

28

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Loyal by Dave Dobbyn
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48

VIVA HATE

Morrissey

29

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Viva Hate by Morrissey
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49

THIS NOTE'S FOR YOU

Neil Young

1

Weeks

WEA

This Note's For You by Neil Young
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50

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

39

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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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