Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

SUPERUNKNOWN

Soundgarden

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Superunknown by Soundgarden
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2

JAR OF FLIES

Alice In Chains

1

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Jar Of Flies by Alice In Chains
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3

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

3

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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4

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

7

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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5

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

2

Last week

22

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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Platinum record

6

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

5

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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7

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

6

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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8

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

10

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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9

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

13

Last week

28

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

10

VS

Pearl Jam

12

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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11

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

11

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

12

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

18

Last week

56

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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13

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

4

Last week

21

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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14

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

19

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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Platinum record

15

ZOOROPA

U2

14

Last week

34

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

16

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

16

Last week

25

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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17

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

9

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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18

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

32

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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Platinum record

19

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

17

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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Platinum record

20

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

8

Last week

20

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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Platinum record

21

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

22

Last week

27

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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22

10 SUMMONERS TALES

Sting

28

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

10 Summoners Tales by Sting
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23

THE CHOSEN ONES

The Black Sorrows

38

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

The Chosen Ones by The Black Sorrows
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Platinum record

24

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

27

Last week

97

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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25

UNDER THE PINK

Tori Amos

15

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Under The Pink by Tori Amos
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26

ANTENNA

ZZ Top

26

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Antenna by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

27

TEN

Pearl Jam

34

Last week

79

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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28

LAST SPLASH

The Breeders

21

Last week

8

Weeks

FIN

Last Splash by The Breeders
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Platinum record

29

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

23

Last week

26

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

30

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

20

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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31

STILL THE 12TH MAN

The 12th Man

1

Weeks

EMI

Still The 12Th Man by The 12th Man
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Platinum record

32

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

40

Last week

23

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf
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Platinum record

33

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

30

Last week

46

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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34

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

29

Last week

15

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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35

HERBS - 13 YEARS - THE BEST OF

Herbs

48

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Herbs - 13 Years - The Best Of by Herbs
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36

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

24

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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Platinum record

37

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

36

Last week

95

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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38

BACKTRACKIN'

Eric Clapton

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Backtrackin' by Eric Clapton
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39

US

Peter Gabriel

39

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Us by Peter Gabriel
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40

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

25

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Doggystyle by Snoop Doggy Dogg
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41

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

47

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

42

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Elton John

36

Last week

99

Weeks

MERCURY UK/POLYGRAM

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
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43

BLIND MELON

Blind Melon

39

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Blind Melon by Blind Melon
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Platinum record

44

THE DAVE DOBBYN COLLECTION

Dave Dobbyn

46

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Dave Dobbyn Collection by Dave Dobbyn
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45

HAND ON THE TORCH

US3

44

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Hand On The Torch by US3
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46

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

David Bowie

31

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

The Singles Collection by David Bowie
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47

THE BEST OF JOHNNY CASH

Johnny Cash

35

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of Johnny Cash by Johnny Cash
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48

GISH

Smashing Pumpkins

49

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Gish by Smashing Pumpkins
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49

CURE FOR PAIN

Morphine

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cure For Pain by Morphine
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50

BADMOTORFINGER

Soundgarden

50

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

CELTIC HEART

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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2

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

1

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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3

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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4

JAZZ ON A SUMMERS DAY

Various

4

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Jazz On A Summers Day by Various
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5

TRANCED VOLUME 1

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Tranced Volume 1 by Various
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6

COMMON THREAD (THE SONGS OF THE EAGLES)

Various

8

Weeks

BMG

Common Thread (The Songs Of The Eagles) by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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