Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

MAKING WAVES

The Nolans

3

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Making Waves by The Nolans
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Platinum record

2

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

1

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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3

GREATEST HITS

Dr Hook

4

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Dr Hook
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Platinum record

4

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

2

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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Platinum record

5

GREATEST HITS

Anne Murray

5

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

6

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

6

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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7

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

8

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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8

GAUCHO

Steely Dan

7

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Gaucho by Steely Dan
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Platinum record

9

ZENYATTA MONDATTA

The Police

9

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police
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10

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

10

Last week

5

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

11

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

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

12

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

18

Last week

53

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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13

DIVINE MADNESS

Bette Midler

1

Weeks

WEA

Divine Madness by Bette Midler
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14

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

20

Last week

237

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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15

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

15

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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Platinum record

16

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

19

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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17

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

13

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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18

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

16

Last week

32

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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19

CHAMELEON

David Bowie

12

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

Chameleon by David Bowie
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20

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

14

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

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

21

KENNY ROGERS GREATEST HITS

Kenny Rogers

23

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits by Kenny Rogers
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Platinum record

22

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

32

Last week

55

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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23

SELECTIONS

Billy T James

1

Weeks

RCA

Selections by Billy T James
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24

ORGANISATION

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

36

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Organisation by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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25

SANDINISTA

The Clash

26

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Sandinista by The Clash
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Platinum record

26

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

34

Last week

47

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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27

THE TURN OF A FRIENDLY CARD

The Alan Parsons Project

21

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

The Turn Of A Friendly Card by The Alan Parsons Project
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28

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

27

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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29

I BELIEVE IN YOU

Don Williams

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

I Believe In You by Don Williams
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Platinum record

30

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

29

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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31

VIENNA

Ultravox

31

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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32

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

48

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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33

SUPER TROUPER

Abba

25

Last week

13

Weeks

RCA

Super Trouper by Abba
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34

HAMMOND GAMBLE

Hammond Gamble

46

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Hammond Gamble by Hammond Gamble
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Platinum record

35

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

28

Last week

41

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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36

EAGLES LIVE

The Eagles

24

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Eagles Live by The Eagles
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Platinum record

37

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

47

Last week

50

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

38

REGATTA DE BLANC

The Police

43

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Regatta De Blanc by The Police
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39

LIVE

Fleetwood Mac

37

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Live by Fleetwood Mac
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40

CRIMES OF PASSION

Pat Benatar

17

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Crimes Of Passion by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

41

ALWAYS

Willie Nelson

41

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Always by Willie Nelson
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42

EDDIE LOW SINGS

Eddie Low

44

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

Eddie Low Sings by Eddie Low
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43

FLOWERS

Icehouse

33

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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44

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

30

Last week

24

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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Platinum record

45

THE BEATLES 1967-1970

The Beatles

1

Weeks

EMI

The Beatles 1967-1970 by The Beatles
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46

GREATEST HITS

Waylon Jennings

38

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
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47

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

1

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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48

LOST IN LOVE

Air Supply

22

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Lost In Love by Air Supply
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49

CLUES

Robert Palmer

35

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Clues by Robert Palmer
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Platinum record

50

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

39

Last week

25

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

CLASS OF 81

Various

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Class Of 81 by Various
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2

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

1

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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3

SOLID GOLD VOL 28

Various

2

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 28 by Various
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4

AK-79

Various

3

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Ak-79 by Various
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5

THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S BALL

Various

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Secret Policeman's Ball by Various
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