Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

PARIS - GREATEST HITS

Supertramp

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Paris - Greatest Hits by Supertramp
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2

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

1

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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3

CAREFUL

The Motels

8

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Careful by The Motels
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4

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

3

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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5

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

2

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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6

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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7

UPRISING

Bob Marley and the Wailers

4

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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Platinum record

8

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

6

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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9

ME MYSELF I

Joan Armatrading

5

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Me Myself I by Joan Armatrading
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10

EDDIE LOW SINGS

Eddie Low

14

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Eddie Low Sings by Eddie Low
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11

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

9

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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12

THE GAME

Queen

16

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

The Game by Queen
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13

WILD PLANET

The B-52's

7

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Wild Planet by The B-52's
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14

THE BOYS LIGHT UP

Australian Crawl

1

Weeks

EMI

The Boys Light Up by Australian Crawl
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Platinum record

15

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

12

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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Platinum record

16

XANADU OST

Various

13

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Xanadu OST by Various
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17

ASTAIRE

Peter Skellern

17

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Astaire by Peter Skellern
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18

BLACK SEA

XTC

11

Last week

7

Weeks

RTC

Black Sea by XTC
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Platinum record

19

LIVE RUST

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

18

Last week

43

Weeks

WEA

Live Rust by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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20

21 AT 33

Elton John

49

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

21 At 33 by Elton John
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21

20 HOTTEST HITS

Hot Chocolate

10

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

20 Hottest Hits by Hot Chocolate
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22

ONE STEP CLOSER

The Doobie Brothers

32

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

One Step Closer by The Doobie Brothers
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23

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

28

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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24

ONE TRICK PONY

Paul Simon

22

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

One Trick Pony by Paul Simon
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25

THE MOTELS

The Motels

20

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

The Motels by The Motels
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26

THE SWING OF DELIGHT

Devadip Carlos Santana

21

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

The Swing Of Delight by Devadip Carlos Santana
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Platinum record

27

UNMASKED

Kiss

25

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Unmasked by Kiss
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28

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

15

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

29

STARDUST

Willie Nelson

19

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Stardust by Willie Nelson
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30

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

26

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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Platinum record

31

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

31

Last week

220

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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32

PANORAMA

The Cars

29

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Panorama by The Cars
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33

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

38

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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34

EMPTY GLASS

Pete Townshend

39

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Empty Glass by Pete Townshend
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35

HOLD OUT

Jackson Browne

27

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Hold Out by Jackson Browne
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36

CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC

Village People

24

Last week

13

Weeks

RCA

Can't Stop The Music by Village People
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37

EMOTIONAL RESCUE

Rolling Stones

23

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Emotional Rescue by Rolling Stones
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38

NEVER FOREVER

Kate Bush

1

Weeks

EMI

Never Forever by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

39

THE B-52'S

The B-52's

27

Last week

41

Weeks

WEA

The B-52's by The B-52's
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40

SHADOWS AND LIGHT

Joni Mitchell

48

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Shadows And Light by Joni Mitchell
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Platinum record

41

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

30

Last week

41

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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42

DEEPEST PURPLE - THE VERY BEST OF DEEP PURPLE

Deep Purple

35

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Deepest Purple -  The Very Best Of Deep Purple by Deep Purple
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43

OFF THE WALL

Michael Jackson

34

Last week

49

Weeks

CBS

Off The Wall by Michael Jackson
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44

LONDON CALLING

The Clash

33

Last week

24

Weeks

CBS

London Calling by The Clash
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45

UNBEHAGEN

Nina Hagen Band

1

Weeks

CBS

Unbehagen by Nina Hagen Band
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46

20 GOLDEN GREATS

Roy Orbison

44

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

20 Golden Greats by Roy Orbison
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47

THE LONG RUN

The Eagles

36

Last week

51

Weeks

WEA

The Long Run by The Eagles
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Platinum record

48

BREAKFAST IN AMERICA

Supertramp

43

Last week

68

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Breakfast In America by Supertramp
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49

CHAIN LIGHTNING

Don McLean

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Chain Lightning by Don McLean
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50

NEW CLEAR DAYS

The Vapors

34

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

New Clear Days by The Vapors
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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2

EMOTIONS

Various

2

Last week

4

Weeks

M.W.

Emotions by Various
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3

COUNTRY MEMORIES

Various

4

Last week

9

Weeks

M.W.

Country Memories by Various
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4

SOLID GOLD VOL 27

Various

5

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 27 by Various
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5

PLATINUM PLUS VOL II

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

Platinum Plus Vol II by Various
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