Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

GREATEST HITS

Anne Murray

1

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

2

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

2

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

3

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

3

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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4

ZENYATTA MONDATTA

The Police

4

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police
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Platinum record

5

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

6

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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6

DAVE MCARTNEY AND THE PINK FLAMINGOS

Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos

9

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dave McArtney And The Pink Flamingos by Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos
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7

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

15

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Kings Of The Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
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8

CHAMELEON

David Bowie

5

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Chameleon by David Bowie
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9

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

7

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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10

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

8

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

11

ALWAYS

Willie Nelson

13

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Always by Willie Nelson
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Platinum record

12

KENNY ROGERS GREATEST HITS

Kenny Rogers

12

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits by Kenny Rogers
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13

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

11

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

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

14

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

10

Last week

50

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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15

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

14

Last week

33

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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16

GAUCHO

Steely Dan

20

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Gaucho by Steely Dan
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Platinum record

17

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

25

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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18

EAGLES LIVE

The Eagles

19

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Eagles Live by The Eagles
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19

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

16

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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20

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

26

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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21

GREATEST HITS

Dr Hook

1

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Dr Hook
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Platinum record

22

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

18

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

23

FOOLISH BEHAVIOUR

Rod Stewart

32

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Foolish Behaviour by Rod Stewart
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24

CLUES

Robert Palmer

21

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Clues by Robert Palmer
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25

SUPER TROUPER

Abba

17

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Super Trouper by Abba
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26

THE TURN OF A FRIENDLY CARD

The Alan Parsons Project

30

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

The Turn Of A Friendly Card by The Alan Parsons Project
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27

GREATEST HITS

Waylon Jennings

44

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
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Platinum record

28

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

22

Last week

44

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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29

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

28

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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30

SANDINISTA

The Clash

24

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Sandinista by The Clash
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31

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

37

Last week

234

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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32

CONTRACTURAL OBLIGATION

Monty Python

45

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Contractural Obligation by Monty Python
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33

LOST IN LOVE

Air Supply

23

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Lost In Love by Air Supply
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34

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

43

Last week

38

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

35

PARIS - GREATEST HITS

Supertramp

27

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Paris - Greatest Hits by Supertramp
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36

HITS!

Boz Scaggs

41

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Hits! by Boz Scaggs
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37

VIENNA

Ultravox

47

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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38

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

29

Last week

21

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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39

THE GAME

Queen

35

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

The Game by Queen
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40

MAKING WAVES

The Nolans

1

Weeks

CBS

Making Waves by The Nolans
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41

SIGNING OFF

UB40

36

Last week

15

Weeks

RTC

Signing Off by UB40
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42

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

40

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Classics By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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43

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

31

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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44

HAMMOND GAMBLE

Hammond Gamble

40

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Hammond Gamble by Hammond Gamble
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45

LIVE

Fleetwood Mac

1

Weeks

WEA

Live by Fleetwood Mac
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Platinum record

46

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

42

Last week

52

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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47

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

46

Last week

49

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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48

PARIS AU PRINTEMPS

Public Image Ltd

50

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Paris Au Printemps by Public Image Ltd
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49

ROCK AND ROLL DIARY: 1967-1980

Lou Reed

1

Weeks

EMI

Rock And Roll Diary: 1967-1980 by Lou Reed
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50

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

47

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

1

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 28

Various

2

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 28 by Various
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3

AK-79

Various

7

Weeks

CBS

Ak-79 by Various
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4

FIRST LADIES OF COUNTRY

Various

5

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

First Ladies Of Country by Various
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5

HAURAKI HOMEGROWN EIGHTY

Various

4

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Hauraki Homegrown Eighty by Various
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