Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

2

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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Platinum record

2

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

5

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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3

MAKING WAVES

The Nolans

21

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Making Waves by The Nolans
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4

GREATEST HITS

Dr Hook

17

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Dr Hook
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Platinum record

5

GREATEST HITS

Anne Murray

1

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

6

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

3

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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7

GAUCHO

Steely Dan

8

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Gaucho by Steely Dan
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8

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

4

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

9

ZENYATTA MONDATTA

The Police

6

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police
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10

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

7

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Kings Of The Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
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11

DAVE MCARTNEY AND THE PINK FLAMINGOS

Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos

10

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dave McArtney And The Pink Flamingos by Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos
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12

CHAMELEON

David Bowie

11

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Chameleon by David Bowie
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13

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

9

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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14

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

19

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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15

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

13

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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16

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

35

Last week

31

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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17

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

28

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

18

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

12

Last week

52

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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Platinum record

19

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

15

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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20

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

16

Last week

236

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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21

THE TURN OF A FRIENDLY CARD

The Alan Parsons Project

22

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

The Turn Of A Friendly Card by The Alan Parsons Project
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22

LOST IN LOVE

Air Supply

32

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Lost In Love by Air Supply
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Platinum record

23

KENNY ROGERS GREATEST HITS

Kenny Rogers

14

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits by Kenny Rogers
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24

EAGLES LIVE

The Eagles

23

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Eagles Live by The Eagles
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25

SUPER TROUPER

Abba

30

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

Super Trouper by Abba
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26

SANDINISTA

The Clash

24

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Sandinista by The Clash
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27

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

40

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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Platinum record

28

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

38

Last week

40

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

29

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

25

Last week

31

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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30

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

31

Last week

23

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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31

VIENNA

Ultravox

33

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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Platinum record

32

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

29

Last week

54

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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33

FLOWERS

Icehouse

36

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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Platinum record

34

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

26

Last week

46

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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35

CLUES

Robert Palmer

46

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Clues by Robert Palmer
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36

ORGANISATION

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

1

Weeks

RTC

Organisation by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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37

LIVE

Fleetwood Mac

50

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Live by Fleetwood Mac
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38

GREATEST HITS

Waylon Jennings

20

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
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39

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

39

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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Platinum record

40

FOOLISH BEHAVIOUR

Rod Stewart

41

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Foolish Behaviour by Rod Stewart
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Platinum record

41

ALWAYS

Willie Nelson

18

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Always by Willie Nelson
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Platinum record

42

EMOTIONAL RESCUE

Rolling Stones

45

Last week

27

Weeks

EMI

Emotional Rescue by Rolling Stones
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43

REGATTA DE BLANC

The Police

49

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Regatta De Blanc by The Police
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44

EDDIE LOW SINGS

Eddie Low

42

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Eddie Low Sings by Eddie Low
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Platinum record

45

PARIS - GREATEST HITS

Supertramp

47

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Paris - Greatest Hits by Supertramp
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46

HAMMOND GAMBLE

Hammond Gamble

44

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Hammond Gamble by Hammond Gamble
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47

EMPIRES AND DANCE

Simple Minds

1

Weeks

EMI

Empires And Dance by Simple Minds
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48

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

27

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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49

THE GAME

Queen

44

Last week

31

Weeks

WEA

The Game by Queen
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50

HITS!

Boz Scaggs

34

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Hits! by Boz Scaggs
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

1

Last week

22

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 28

Various

2

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 28 by Various
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3

AK-79

Various

4

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Ak-79 by Various
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4

FIRST LADIES OF COUNTRY

Various

13

Weeks

CBS

First Ladies Of Country by Various
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5

PLATINUM PLUS VOL III

Various

3

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Platinum Plus Vol III by Various
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