Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

1

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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2

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

2

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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3

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT OST

Various

38

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert OST by Various
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Platinum record

4

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

3

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

5

MONSTER

R.E.M.

7

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

6

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

4

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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Platinum record

7

TRACTION

Supergroove

13

Last week

27

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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Platinum record

8

THE BEST OF

Sade

5

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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Platinum record

9

LEGEND

Bob Marley

16

Last week

49

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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10

LABOUR OF LOVE I & II

UB40

11

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love I & Ii by UB40
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11

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

18

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

12

HIT LIST

Cliff Richard

9

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Hit List by Cliff Richard
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Platinum record

13

GREATEST HITS 1 & 2

Queen

6

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 & 2 by Queen
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Platinum record

14

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

12

Last week

8

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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Platinum record

15

LION KING OST

Various

10

Last week

23

Weeks

SONY

Lion King OST by Various
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Platinum record

16

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

15

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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17

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

14

Last week

9

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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18

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

8

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

19

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

17

Last week

68

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

20

GREATEST HITS

Bob Seger

19

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Bob Seger
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Platinum record

21

SEAL II

Seal

26

Last week

29

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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Platinum record

22

II

Boyz II Men

21

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ii by Boyz II Men
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Platinum record

23

THE GLORY OF GERSHWIN

Larry Adler

23

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Glory Of Gershwin by Larry Adler
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24

SMASH

The Offspring

1

Weeks

SHOCK/BMG

Smash by The Offspring
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25

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

20

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

26

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

34

Last week

43

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

27

FAVOURITE LOVE SONGS

Michael Crawford

32

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Favourite Love Songs by Michael Crawford
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28

DOOKIE

Green Day

48

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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Platinum record

29

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

25

Last week

31

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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Platinum record

30

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

27

Last week

39

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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31

THE UNPLUGGED COLLECTION VOLUME 1

Various

24

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

The Unplugged Collection Volume 1 by Various
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Platinum record

32

INXS GREATEST HITS

INXS

22

Last week

7

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Inxs Greatest Hits by INXS
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Platinum record

33

BIG ONES

Aerosmith

28

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Big Ones by Aerosmith
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Platinum record

34

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

41

Last week

71

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

35

END OF PART ONE . . . BEST OF

Wet Wet Wet

40

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

End Of Part One . . . Best Of by Wet Wet Wet
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Platinum record

36

VS

Pearl Jam

35

Last week

60

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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37

WIRED WORLD OF SPORT 2

The 12th Man

1

Weeks

EMI

Wired World Of Sport 2 by The 12th Man
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Platinum record

38

FROM THE CRADLE

Eric Clapton

31

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

From The Cradle by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

39

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

47

Last week

38

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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40

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

33

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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Platinum record

41

THE VERY BEST OF CAT STEVENS

Cat Stevens

30

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of Cat Stevens by Cat Stevens
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42

MIGHTY JOE MOON

Grant Lee Buffalo

42

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Mighty Joe Moon by Grant Lee Buffalo
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43

PISCES ISCARIOT

Smashing Pumpkins

39

Last week

11

Weeks

VIRGIN

Pisces Iscariot by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

44

TEN

Pearl Jam

36

Last week

114

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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45

DUETS II

Frank Sinatra

44

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Duets Ii by Frank Sinatra
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46

DUMMY

Portishead

1

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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47

BALLADS & BLUES 1982 - 1994

Gary Moore

41

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Ballads & Blues 1982 - 1994 by Gary Moore
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Platinum record

48

THE DAVE DOBBYN COLLECTION

Dave Dobbyn

44

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Dave Dobbyn Collection by Dave Dobbyn
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49

SECOND COMING

Stone Roses

41

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Second Coming by Stone Roses
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50

HEAVENLY POP HITS

The Chills

30

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Heavenly Pop Hits by The Chills
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

Various

1

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Boys Are Back In Town by Various
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2

THE TRIP VOLUME 4

Various

1

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 4 by Various
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Platinum record

3

RHYTHM VOLUME 11

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 11 by Various
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4

TURN DOWN THE LIGHTS - 100% PURE SLOW JAMS

Various

3

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Turn Down The Lights - 100% Pure Slow Jams by Various
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Platinum record

5

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

4

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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6

IN THE AIR TONIGHT

Various

5

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

In The Air Tonight by Various
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