Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

TRACY CHAPMAN

Tracy Chapman

1

Last week

40

Weeks

WEA

Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
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Platinum record

2

TRAVELING WILBURYS VOLUME 1

Traveling Wilburys

3

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Traveling Wilburys Volume 1 by Traveling Wilburys
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Platinum record

3

UNION

Toni Childs

6

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Union by Toni Childs
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4

WATERMARK

Enya

2

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Watermark by Enya
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Platinum record

5

COCKTAIL OST

Various

5

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Cocktail OST by Various
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6

SUNSHINE ON LEITH

The Proclaimers

8

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sunshine On Leith by The Proclaimers
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7

TOUR OF DUTY 2 OST

Various

4

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Tour Of Duty 2 OST by Various
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Platinum record

8

APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION

Guns N' Roses

9

Last week

25

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
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9

MYSTERY GIRL

Roy Orbison

7

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison
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10

SHOOTING RUBBER BANDS

Edie Brickell

12

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Shooting Rubber Bands by Edie Brickell
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11

MELISSA ETHERIDGE

Melissa Etheridge

11

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Melissa Etheridge by Melissa Etheridge
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Platinum record

12

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

22

Last week

61

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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13

GREEN

R.E.M.

10

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Green by R.E.M.
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14

AFTER THE WAR

Gary Moore

23

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

After The War by Gary Moore
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15

A NEW FLAME

Simply Red

13

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

A New Flame by Simply Red
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16

TECHNIQUE

New Order

1

Weeks

EMI

Technique by New Order
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Platinum record

17

TOUR OF DUTY OST

Various

20

Last week

30

Weeks

CBS

Tour Of Duty OST by Various
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18

NEW YORK

Lou Reed

17

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

New York by Lou Reed
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Platinum record

19

POPPED IN SOULED OUT

Wet Wet Wet

16

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Popped In Souled Out by Wet Wet Wet
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20

WORKERS PLAYTIME

Billy Bragg

33

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Workers Playtime by Billy Bragg
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Platinum record

21

GREATEST HITS

Fleetwood Mac

18

Last week

13

Weeks

Get

WEA

Greatest Hits by Fleetwood Mac
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Platinum record

22

MONEY FOR NOTHING

Dire Straits

19

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Money For Nothing by Dire Straits
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23

DON'T BE CRUEL

Bobby Brown

21

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Don't Be Cruel by Bobby Brown
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Platinum record

24

RATTLE & HUM

U2

14

Last week

18

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Rattle & Hum by U2
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Platinum record

25

BEST OF UB40

UB40

44

Last week

34

Weeks

VIRGIN

Best Of Ub40 by UB40
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26

GNR LIES

Guns N' Roses

24

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Gnr Lies by Guns N' Roses
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27

COPPERHEAD ROAD

Steve Earle

29

Last week

14

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Copperhead Road by Steve Earle
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Platinum record

28

KYLIE COLLECTION

Kylie Minogue

39

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Kylie Collection by Kylie Minogue
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29

SHORT SHARP SHOCKED

Michelle Shocked

26

Last week

7

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Short Sharp Shocked by Michelle Shocked
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Platinum record

30

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

36

Last week

83

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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Platinum record

31

DELICATE SOUND OF THUNDER

Pink Floyd

30

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Delicate Sound Of Thunder by Pink Floyd
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32

OPEN UP AND SAY . . . AAH!

Poison

38

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Open Up And Say . . . Aah! by Poison
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33

FLAG

Yello

41

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flag by Yello
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34

THE VERY BEST OF ROY ORBISON

Roy Orbison

34

Last week

7

Weeks

K-TEL

The Very Best Of Roy Orbison by Roy Orbison
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Platinum record

35

NEGOTIATIONS AND LOVE

Paul Simon

50

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Negotiations And Love by Paul Simon
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36

FISHERMAN'S BLUES

The Waterboys

15

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fisherman's Blues by The Waterboys
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37

LIVING YEARS

Mike & The Mechanics

1

Weeks

WEA

Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics
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Platinum record

38

THE CREAM OF ERIC CLAPTON

Eric Clapton

49

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Cream Of Eric Clapton by Eric Clapton
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39

ENYA

Enya

32

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Enya by Enya
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40

WANTED

Yazz

27

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Wanted by Yazz
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41

SPIKE

Elvis Costello

1

Weeks

WEA

Spike by Elvis Costello
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Platinum record

42

THE GREATEST HITS COLLECTION

Bananarama

37

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Greatest Hits Collection by Bananarama
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43

HOLD ME IN YOUR ARMS

Rick Astley

43

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Hold Me In Your Arms by Rick Astley
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44

HOLD AN OLD FRIEND'S HAND

Tiffany

48

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Hold An Old Friend's Hand by Tiffany
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45

THE SINGING DETECTIVE OST

Various

38

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

The Singing Detective OST by Various
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46

EVERYTHING

The Bangles

43

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Everything by The Bangles
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47

THE MOTOWN SONGBOOK

Ruby Turner

46

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Motown Songbook by Ruby Turner
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48

NEW LIGHT THROUGH OLD WINDOWS

Chris Rea

40

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

New Light Through Old Windows by Chris Rea
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49

TOUCH

Noiseworks

31

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Touch by Noiseworks
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50

UB40

UB40

34

Last week

23

Weeks

VIRGIN

Ub40 by UB40
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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