Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

3

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

2

PAINTED DESERT SERENADE

Joshua Kadison

1

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Painted Desert Serenade by Joshua Kadison
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Platinum record

3

DOOKIE

Green Day

2

Last week

21

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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4

KILLJOY

Shihad

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Killjoy by Shihad
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Platinum record

5

FROG STOMP

Silverchair

4

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Frog Stomp by Silverchair
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Platinum record

6

ABBA GOLD

Abba

5

Last week

21

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Abba Gold by Abba
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7

MEDUSA

Annie Lennox

8

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Medusa by Annie Lennox
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Platinum record

8

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

9

Last week

26

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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Platinum record

9

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

10

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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10

THE CELTS

Enya

7

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

The Celts by Enya
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11

SMASH

The Offspring

13

Last week

18

Weeks

SHOCK/BMG

Smash by The Offspring
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Platinum record

12

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

11

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

13

GREATEST HITS

Bruce Springsteen

12

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Bruce Springsteen
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14

PURPLE

Stone Temple Pilots

30

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

Purple by Stone Temple Pilots
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15

CONVERSATION PEACE

Stevie Wonder

19

Last week

7

Weeks

MOTOWN/POLYGRAM

Conversation Peace by Stevie Wonder
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16

THE BENDS

Radiohead

16

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

The Bends by Radiohead
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17

EVERYBODY ELSE IS DOING IT SO WHY CAN'T WE?

The Cranberries

21

Last week

23

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We? by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

18

PULP FICTION OST

Various

17

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Pulp Fiction OST by Various
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Platinum record

19

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

20

Last week

22

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

20

JANET

Janet Jackson

29

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

Janet by Janet Jackson
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21

ANOTHER NIGHT

Real McCoy

1

Weeks

BMG

Another Night by Real McCoy
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22

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

26

Last week

33

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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23

MAXINQUAY

Tricky

35

Last week

4

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Maxinquay by Tricky
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Platinum record

24

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

37

Last week

26

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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25

WOWEE ZOWEE

Pavement

44

Last week

2

Weeks

FIN

Wowee Zowee by Pavement
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26

ROMANTIC STRINGS

Starlight String Quartet

6

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Romantic Strings by Starlight String Quartet
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27

THE EDGES OF TWILIGHT

The Tea Party

32

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Edges Of Twilight by The Tea Party
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28

ELASTICA

Elastica

1

Weeks

BMG

Elastica by Elastica
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Platinum record

29

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

15

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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30

THE BEAUTIFUL SONGS OF BONNIE SCOTLAND

Marion Martin

14

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

The Beautiful Songs Of Bonnie Scotland by Marion Martin
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Platinum record

31

SEAL II

Seal

27

Last week

46

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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Platinum record

32

THE BEST OF THE DOORS

The Doors

22

Last week

25

Weeks

WARNER

The Best Of The Doors by The Doors
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33

KING FOR A DAY FOOL FOR A LIFETIME

Faith No More

34

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

King For A Day Fool For A Lifetime by Faith No More
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34

OYSTER

Heather Nova

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Oyster by Heather Nova
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35

DUMMY

Portishead

46

Last week

18

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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Platinum record

36

THE GLORY OF GERSHWIN

Larry Adler

44

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Glory Of Gershwin by Larry Adler
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37

SEX & VIOLINS

Rednex

24

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Sex & Violins by Rednex
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38

FROM THE BOTTOM UP

Brownstone

36

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

From The Bottom Up by Brownstone
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39

MADE IN ENGLAND

Elton John

31

Last week

7

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Made In England by Elton John
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40

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

50

Last week

18

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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41

MTV UNPLUGGED

Bob Dylan

1

Weeks

SONY

Mtv Unplugged by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

42

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

28

Last week

23

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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43

PICTURE THIS

Wet Wet Wet

1

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Picture This by Wet Wet Wet
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44

HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME

Gloria Estefan

18

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me by Gloria Estefan
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45

WILDFLOWERS

Tom Petty

50

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Wildflowers by Tom Petty
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46

PERMANENT SHADE OF BLUE

Roachford

23

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Permanent Shade Of Blue by Roachford
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Platinum record

47

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT OST

Various

33

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert OST by Various
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48

VIKA & LINDA

Vika & Linda

25

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vika & Linda by Vika & Linda
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49

ALWAYS AND FOREVER

Eternal

48

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Always And Forever by Eternal
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Platinum record

50

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

43

Last week

42

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

KICKIN' VOLUME 5

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 5 by Various
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Platinum record

2

RHYTHM VOLUME 12

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 12 by Various
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3

REGGAE VIBE

Various

6

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Reggae Vibe by Various
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4

SHE

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

She by Various
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5

THE POWER OF LOVE VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

The Power Of Love Volume 2 by Various
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6

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC VOLUME 3

Various

4

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music Volume 3 by Various
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