Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

DOWN ON THE UPSIDE

Soundgarden

1

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Down On The Upside by Soundgarden
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Platinum record

2

TO THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED

The Cranberries

2

Last week

4

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

To The Faithful Departed by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

3

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

3

Last week

37

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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4

OLDER

George Michael

1

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Older by George Michael
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Platinum record

5

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

14

Last week

29

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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6

SIXTEEN STONE

Bush

7

Last week

3

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Sixteen Stone by Bush
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7

THE SCORE

The Fugees

15

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

The Score by The Fugees
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8

THE GREAT SOUTHERN TREND KILL

Pantera

5

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Great Southern Trend Kill by Pantera
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Platinum record

9

NEW BEGINNING

Tracy Chapman

11

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

New Beginning by Tracy Chapman
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10

WILD MOOD SWINGS

The Cure

1

Weeks

WARNER

Wild Mood Swings by The Cure
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Platinum record

11

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE USA

Presidents of the USA

8

Last week

21

Weeks

SONY

The Presidents Of The Usa by Presidents of the USA
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12

FAIRWEATHER JOHNSON

Hootie & The Blowfish

6

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Fairweather Johnson by Hootie & The Blowfish
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13

EVIL EMPIRE

Rage Against The Machine

12

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Evil Empire by Rage Against The Machine
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Platinum record

14

ENZSO

ENZSO

4

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Enzso by ENZSO
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Platinum record

15

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

13

Last week

30

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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Platinum record

16

NATURAL

Peter Andre

9

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Natural by Peter Andre
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Platinum record

17

FALLING INTO YOU

Celine Dion

10

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

Falling Into You by Celine Dion
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18

WALKING WOUNDED

Everything But The Girl

1

Weeks

EMI

Walking Wounded by Everything But The Girl
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19

FIGHT FOR YOUR MIND

Ben Harper

20

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Fight For Your Mind by Ben Harper
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20

GARBAGE

Garbage

24

Last week

35

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Garbage by Garbage
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21

COLLECTIVE SOUL

Collective Soul

19

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

Collective Soul by Collective Soul
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22

ENIGMA I & II

Enigma

16

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Enigma I & Ii by Enigma
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23

TINY MUSIC . . . SONGS FROM . . .

Stone Temple Pilots

17

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Tiny Music . . . Songs From . . . by Stone Temple Pilots
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24

ZEBRA CROSSING

Soweto String Quartet

23

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Zebra Crossing by Soweto String Quartet
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Platinum record

25

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

32

Last week

77

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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26

OYSTER

Heather Nova

35

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Oyster by Heather Nova
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Platinum record

27

THE BENDS

Radiohead

25

Last week

34

Weeks

EMI

The Bends by Radiohead
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28

HEARTBEAT OST

Various

30

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Heartbeat OST by Various
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29

WILDEST DREAMS

Tina Turner

18

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wildest Dreams by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

30

CRACKED REAR VIEW

Hootie & The Blowfish

29

Last week

50

Weeks

WARNER

Cracked Rear View by Hootie & The Blowfish
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Platinum record

31

GREATEST HITS 1966 - 92

Neil Diamond

26

Last week

21

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits 1966 - 92 by Neil Diamond
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Platinum record

32

THE VIOLIN PLAYER

Vanessa-Mae

22

Last week

30

Weeks

EMI

The Violin Player by Vanessa-Mae
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33

THE CHOIR-MUSIC FROM THE BBC TV SERIES

Various

21

Last week

7

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

The Choir-Music From The BBC TV Series by Various
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34

HITS

Mike & The Mechanics

27

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Hits by Mike & The Mechanics
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35

SPARKLE AND FADE

Everclear

31

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Sparkle And Fade by Everclear
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Platinum record

36

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

The Cranberries

45

Last week

53

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

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

37

DEFINITELY MAYBE

Oasis

36

Last week

29

Weeks

SONY

Definitely Maybe by Oasis
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38

TENNESSEE MOON

Neil Diamond

34

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Tennessee Moon by Neil Diamond
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39

GOLDEN HEART

Mark Knopfler

35

Last week

5

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Golden Heart by Mark Knopfler
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Platinum record

40

ONE HOT MINUTE

Red Hot Chili Peppers

33

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

One Hot Minute by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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41

I FEEL ALRIGHT

Steve Earle

42

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

I Feel Alright by Steve Earle
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42

LOUDER THAN WORDS

Lionel Richie

39

Last week

3

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Louder Than Words by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

43

DAYDREAM

Mariah Carey

28

Last week

31

Weeks

SONY

Daydream by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

44

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

47

Last week

86

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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45

AN INSTINCT FOR DETECTION

Lionrock

40

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

An Instinct For Detection by Lionrock
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Platinum record

46

THROWING COPPER

Live

38

Last week

50

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Throwing Copper by Live
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47

MORTAL KOMBAT OST

Various

37

Last week

9

Weeks

LONDON/POLYGRAM

Mortal Kombat OST by Various
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48

NEARLY GOD

Nearly God

1

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nearly God by Nearly God
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49

HAPPY NOWHERE

Dog's Eye View

1

Weeks

SONY

Happy Nowhere by Dog's Eye View
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50

MOSELEY SHOALS

Ocean Colour Scene

1

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Moseley Shoals by Ocean Colour Scene
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

PHATRAX

Various

1

Last week

4

Weeks

FMR

Phatrax by Various
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2

BEST ROCK ALBUM IN THE WORLD

Various

2

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Best Rock Album In The World by Various
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Platinum record

3

1996 GRAMMYS ALBUM

Various

4

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

1996 Grammys Album by Various
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4

STRICTLY TECHNO 2

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Strictly Techno 2 by Various
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5

THE POWER OF LOVE VOLUME 3

Various

5

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

The Power Of Love Volume 3 by Various
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6

THE BLUES HAD A BABY

Various

3

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

The Blues Had A Baby by Various
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