Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

GREATEST HITS

Anne Murray

1

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

2

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

3

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

3

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

4

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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4

ZENYATTA MONDATTA

The Police

8

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police
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5

CHAMELEON

David Bowie

2

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Chameleon by David Bowie
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Platinum record

6

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

5

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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7

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

6

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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8

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

13

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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9

DAVE MCARTNEY AND THE PINK FLAMINGOS

Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos

9

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dave McArtney And The Pink Flamingos by Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos
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Platinum record

10

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

10

Last week

49

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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11

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

21

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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Platinum record

12

KENNY ROGERS GREATEST HITS

Kenny Rogers

15

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits by Kenny Rogers
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13

ALWAYS

Willie Nelson

7

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Always by Willie Nelson
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14

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

16

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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15

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

1

Weeks

CBS

Kings Of The Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
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16

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

12

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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17

SUPER TROUPER

Abba

19

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

Super Trouper by Abba
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Platinum record

18

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

14

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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19

EAGLES LIVE

The Eagles

22

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Eagles Live by The Eagles
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20

GAUCHO

Steely Dan

20

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Gaucho by Steely Dan
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21

CLUES

Robert Palmer

36

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Clues by Robert Palmer
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Platinum record

22

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

33

Last week

43

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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23

LOST IN LOVE

Air Supply

27

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Lost In Love by Air Supply
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24

SANDINISTA

The Clash

11

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Sandinista by The Clash
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Platinum record

25

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

18

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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26

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

29

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

27

PARIS - GREATEST HITS

Supertramp

24

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Paris - Greatest Hits by Supertramp
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28

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

37

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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29

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

25

Last week

20

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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30

THE TURN OF A FRIENDLY CARD

The Alan Parsons Project

31

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Turn Of A Friendly Card by The Alan Parsons Project
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31

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

32

Last week

28

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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Platinum record

32

FOOLISH BEHAVIOUR

Rod Stewart

17

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Foolish Behaviour by Rod Stewart
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33

FRESH FRUIT FOR ROTTING VEGETABLES

Dead Kennedys

39

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys
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34

MORE SPECIALS

The Specials

38

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

More Specials by The Specials
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35

THE GAME

Queen

30

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

The Game by Queen
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36

SIGNING OFF

UB40

41

Last week

14

Weeks

RTC

Signing Off by UB40
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Platinum record

37

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

28

Last week

233

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

38

STARDUST

Willie Nelson

35

Last week

30

Weeks

CBS

Stardust by Willie Nelson
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39

EDDIE LOW SINGS

Eddie Low

48

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Eddie Low Sings by Eddie Low
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40

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

34

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Classics By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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41

HITS!

Boz Scaggs

26

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Hits! by Boz Scaggs
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Platinum record

42

UPRISING

Bob Marley and the Wailers

47

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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43

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

44

Last week

37

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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44

GREATEST HITS

Waylon Jennings

1

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
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45

CONTRACTURAL OBLIGATION

Monty Python

23

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Contractural Obligation by Monty Python
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46

THE BOYS LIGHT UP

Australian Crawl

36

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Boys Light Up by Australian Crawl
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47

VIENNA

Ultravox

50

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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48

REMAIN IN LIGHT

Talking Heads

48

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Remain In Light by Talking Heads
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49

DRAKE 400 SUITE

Ron Goodwin & The NZSO

45

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Drake 400 Suite by Ron Goodwin & The NZSO
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50

PARIS AU PRINTEMPS

Public Image Ltd

1

Weeks

RTC

Paris Au Printemps by Public Image Ltd
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

2

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 28

Various

1

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 28 by Various
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3

PLATINUM PLUS VOL III

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Platinum Plus Vol III by Various
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4

HAURAKI HOMEGROWN EIGHTY

Various

4

Weeks

CBS

Hauraki Homegrown Eighty by Various
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5

FIRST LADIES OF COUNTRY

Various

4

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

First Ladies Of Country 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