Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

COMMUNIQUE

Dire Straits

1

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communique by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

2

BREAKFAST IN AMERICA

Supertramp

3

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Breakfast In America by Supertramp
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3

BAD GIRLS

Donna Summer

4

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Bad Girls by Donna Summer
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Platinum record

4

DISCOVERY

Electric Light Orchestra

2

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Discovery by Electric Light Orchestra
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5

FATE FOR BREAKFAST

Art Garfunkel

8

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Fate For Breakfast by Art Garfunkel
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6

I AM

Earth Wind and Fire

5

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

I Am by Earth Wind and Fire
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7

RICKIE LEE JONES

Rickie Lee Jones

6

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Rickie Lee Jones by Rickie Lee Jones
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Platinum record

8

THE VERY BEST OF LEO SAYER

Leo Sayer

9

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of Leo Sayer by Leo Sayer
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9

CANDY-O

The Cars

10

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Candy-O by The Cars
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10

OUTLANDOS D'AMOUR

The Police

7

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Outlandos D'amour by The Police
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Platinum record

11

THE CARS

The Cars

19

Last week

41

Weeks

WEA

The Cars by The Cars
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Platinum record

12

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

20

Last week

32

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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13

20 SMASH HITS

Frankie Laine

15

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

20 Smash Hits by Frankie Laine
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Platinum record

14

THE ROUSSOS PHENOMENON

Demis Roussos

11

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Roussos Phenomenon by Demis Roussos
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15

MANIFESTO

Roxy Music

12

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Manifesto by Roxy Music
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16

RUST NEVER SLEEPS

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

14

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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Platinum record

17

EARTH, WIND & FIRE GREATEST HITS VOL 1

Earth, Wind and Fire

25

Last week

27

Weeks

CBS

Earth, Wind & Fire Greatest Hits Vol 1 by Earth, Wind and Fire
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18

LODGER

David Bowie

17

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Lodger by David Bowie
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19

MINUTE BY MINUTE

Doobie Brothers

16

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

Minute By Minute by Doobie Brothers
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20

MOVE IT ON OVER

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

18

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Move It On Over by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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21

CRIME OF THE CENTURY

Supertramp

37

Last week

117

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crime Of The Century by Supertramp
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Platinum record

22

VOULEZ-VOUS

Abba

21

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

Voulez-Vous by Abba
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23

BACK TO THE EGG

Wings

28

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Back To The Egg by Wings
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24

ARMED FORCES

Elvis Costello

32

Last week

23

Weeks

WEA

Armed Forces by Elvis Costello
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25

RICHARD STRAUSS - FOUR LAST SONGS

Kiri Te Kanawa

27

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Richard Strauss - Four Last Songs by Kiri Te Kanawa
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Platinum record

26

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

45

Last week

164

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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27

LOOK SHARP

Joe Jackson

13

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Look Sharp by Joe Jackson
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28

CLASSIC ROCK - THE SECOND MOVEMENT

London Symphony Orchestra

29

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Classic Rock - The Second Movement by London Symphony Orchestra
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29

MINGUS

Joni Mitchell

1

Weeks

WEA

Mingus by Joni Mitchell
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30

CHEAP TRICK AT BUDOKAN

Cheap Trick

35

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Cheap Trick At Budokan by Cheap Trick
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Platinum record

31

PARALLEL LINES

Blondie

24

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Parallel Lines by Blondie
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Platinum record

32

WAR OF THE WORLDS

Jeff Wayne

43

Last week

44

Weeks

SONY

War Of The Worlds by Jeff Wayne
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33

MORNING DANCE

Spyro Gyra

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Morning Dance by Spyro Gyra
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34

BOB DYLAN AT BUDOKAN

Bob Dylan

26

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Bob Dylan At Budokan by Bob Dylan
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35

DO IT YOURSELF

Ian Dury & The Blockheads

23

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Do It Yourself by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
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36

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Elton John

39

Last week

87

Weeks

MERCURY UK/POLYGRAM

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
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37

MORE SONGS ABOUT BUILDINGS AND FOOD

Talking Heads

47

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

More Songs About Buildings And Food by Talking Heads
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38

NEW VALUES

Iggy Pop

42

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

New Values by Iggy Pop
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39

RIGHT FIRST TIME

Th' Dudes

41

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Right First Time by Th' Dudes
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40

Q. ARE WE NOT MEN? A. NO WE ARE DEVO

Devo

32

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Q. Are We Not Men? A. No We Are Devo by Devo
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Platinum record

41

52ND STREET

Billy Joel

44

Last week

31

Weeks

CBS

52Nd Street by Billy Joel
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42

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

31

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

George Thorogood And The Destroyers by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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43

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN (BBC SOUNDTRACK)

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Pennies From Heaven (BBC Soundtrack) by Various
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Platinum record

44

NIGHT FLIGHT TO VENUS

Boney M

40

Last week

33

Weeks

WEA

Night Flight To Venus by Boney M
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45

YOU'RE NEVER ALONE WITH A SCHIZOPHRENIC

Ian Hunter

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic by Ian Hunter
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46

LIVE KILLERS

Queen

34

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Live Killers by Queen
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47

DUTY NOW FOR THE FUTURE

Devo

30

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Duty Now For The Future by Devo
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48

EVEN IN THE QUIETEST MOMENTS

Supertramp

48

Last week

43

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Even In The Quietest Moments by Supertramp
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49

COMES A TIME

Neil Young

39

Last week

37

Weeks

WEA

Comes A Time by Neil Young
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50

PROMISES

Promises

37

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Promises by Promises
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