Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

2

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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2

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

4

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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3

CAREFUL

The Motels

3

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Careful by The Motels
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4

SIGNING OFF

UB40

1

Weeks

RTC

Signing Off by UB40
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Platinum record

5

PARIS - GREATEST HITS

Supertramp

1

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Paris - Greatest Hits by Supertramp
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6

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

1

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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7

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

5

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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8

ME MYSELF I

Joan Armatrading

9

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Me Myself I by Joan Armatrading
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9

TRIUMPH

The Jacksons

1

Weeks

CBS

Triumph by The Jacksons
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10

UPRISING

Bob Marley and the Wailers

7

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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11

THE GAME

Queen

12

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

The Game by Queen
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12

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

28

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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13

EDDIE LOW SINGS

Eddie Low

10

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Eddie Low Sings by Eddie Low
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14

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

11

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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15

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

6

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

16

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

8

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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17

WILD PLANET

The B-52's

13

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Wild Planet by The B-52's
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18

BLACK SEA

XTC

18

Last week

8

Weeks

RTC

Black Sea by XTC
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Platinum record

19

XANADU OST

Various

16

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Xanadu OST by Various
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Platinum record

20

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

15

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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21

THE MOTELS

The Motels

25

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

The Motels by The Motels
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22

ONE TRICK PONY

Paul Simon

24

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

One Trick Pony by Paul Simon
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23

EMPTY GLASS

Pete Townshend

34

Last week

22

Weeks

WEA

Empty Glass by Pete Townshend
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24

THE BOYS LIGHT UP

Australian Crawl

14

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

The Boys Light Up by Australian Crawl
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25

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

23

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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26

PANORAMA

The Cars

32

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Panorama by The Cars
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27

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

33

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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28

ASTAIRE

Peter Skellern

17

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Astaire by Peter Skellern
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29

ONE STEP CLOSER

The Doobie Brothers

22

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

One Step Closer by The Doobie Brothers
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Platinum record

30

LIVE RUST

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

19

Last week

44

Weeks

WEA

Live Rust by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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31

21 AT 33

Elton John

20

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

21 At 33 by Elton John
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32

CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC

Village People

36

Last week

14

Weeks

RCA

Can't Stop The Music by Village People
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Platinum record

33

THE B-52'S

The B-52's

39

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

The B-52's by The B-52's
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34

HOLD OUT

Jackson Browne

35

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Hold Out by Jackson Browne
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35

THE SWING OF DELIGHT

Devadip Carlos Santana

26

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

The Swing Of Delight by Devadip Carlos Santana
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Platinum record

36

EMOTIONAL RESCUE

Rolling Stones

37

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Emotional Rescue by Rolling Stones
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37

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

30

Last week

20

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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Platinum record

38

RUST NEVER SLEEPS

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

46

Last week

61

Weeks

WEA

Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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39

20 HOTTEST HITS

Hot Chocolate

21

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

20 Hottest Hits by Hot Chocolate
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40

UNBEHAGEN

Nina Hagen Band

45

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Unbehagen by Nina Hagen Band
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Platinum record

41

STARDUST

Willie Nelson

29

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Stardust by Willie Nelson
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Platinum record

42

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

41

Last week

42

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

44

OFF THE WALL

Michael Jackson

34

Last week

49

Weeks

CBS

Off The Wall by Michael Jackson
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45

NEVER FOREVER

Kate Bush

38

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Never Forever by Kate Bush
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46

I JUST CAN'T STOP

The Beat

45

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

I Just Can't Stop by The Beat
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Platinum record

47

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

31

Last week

221

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

48

UNMASKED

Kiss

27

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Unmasked by Kiss
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Platinum record

49

BREAKFAST IN AMERICA

Supertramp

48

Last week

69

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Breakfast In America by Supertramp
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

1

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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2

EMOTIONS

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

M.W.

Emotions by Various
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3

SOLID GOLD VOL 27

Various

4

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 27 by Various
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4

PLATINUM PLUS VOL II

Various

5

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Platinum Plus Vol II by Various
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5

COUNTRY MEMORIES

Various

3

Last week

10

Weeks

M.W.

Country Memories by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums