Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

3

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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2

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

2

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Classics By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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Platinum record

3

WAIATA

Split Enz

1

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Waiata by Split Enz
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Platinum record

4

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

5

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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Platinum record

5

BALLADS

The Beatles

4

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Ballads by The Beatles
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Platinum record

6

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

6

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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7

FACE VALUE

Phil Collins

7

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Face Value by Phil Collins
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8

ARC OF A DIVER

Steve Winwood

10

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Arc Of A Diver by Steve Winwood
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9

OLD TIME COUNTRY MUSIC

Noel Parlane

1

Weeks

M.W.

Old Time Country Music by Noel Parlane
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Platinum record

10

HOTTER THAN JULY

Stevie Wonder

9

Last week

22

Weeks

EMI

Hotter Than July by Stevie Wonder
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11

SOUND AFFECTS

Jam

8

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Sound Affects by Jam
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Platinum record

12

DOUBLE FANTASY

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

13

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Double Fantasy by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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Platinum record

13

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

11

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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14

VISAGE

Visage

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Visage by Visage
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15

FLOWERS

Icehouse

16

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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Platinum record

16

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

12

Last week

60

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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17

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

Adam and the Ants

15

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Kings Of The Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
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18

STRAY CATS

Stray Cats

1

Weeks

EMI

Stray Cats by Stray Cats
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19

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

17

Last week

43

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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20

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

38

Last week

24

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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21

SHADES

JJ Cale

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Shades by JJ Cale
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22

GUITAR MAN

Elvis Presley

24

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Guitar Man by Elvis Presley
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23

SINSEMILLA

Black Uhuru

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sinsemilla by Black Uhuru
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24

AMIGO

Black Slate

14

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Amigo by Black Slate
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25

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

19

Last week

39

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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Platinum record

26

GREATEST HITS

Dr Hook

20

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Dr Hook
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27

BEING WITH YOU

Smokey Robinson

1

Weeks

EMI

Being With You by Smokey Robinson
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28

MAKING WAVES

The Nolans

18

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Making Waves by The Nolans
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29

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

David Byrne & Brian Eno

37

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by David Byrne & Brian Eno
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Platinum record

30

GREATEST HITS

Anne Murray

21

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Anne Murray
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31

AUTOAMERICAN

Blondie

25

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Autoamerican by Blondie
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32

MELLOW MUSIC

Acker Bilk

1

Weeks

RTC

Mellow Music by Acker Bilk
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33

ABSOLUTELY

Madness

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Absolutely by Madness
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34

BLACK UHURU

Black Uhuru

31

Last week

4

Weeks

RTC

Black Uhuru by Black Uhuru
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Platinum record

35

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

22

Last week

57

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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36

ONE STEP BEYOND

Madness

45

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

One Step Beyond by Madness
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Platinum record

37

ZENYATTA MONDATTA

The Police

26

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police
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38

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd

27

Last week

244

Weeks

Get

CAPITOL/EMI

Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
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39

EAST

Cold Chisel

49

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

East by Cold Chisel
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40

GAUCHO

Steely Dan

29

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Gaucho by Steely Dan
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41

ORGANISATION

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

32

Last week

9

Weeks

RTC

Organisation by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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42

VIENNA

Ultravox

46

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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Platinum record

43

KENNY ROGERS GREATEST HITS

Kenny Rogers

50

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits by Kenny Rogers
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Platinum record

44

GUILTY

Barbra Streisand

30

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

Guilty by Barbra Streisand
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45

DAVE MCARTNEY AND THE PINK FLAMINGOS

Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos

28

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dave McArtney And The Pink Flamingos by Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos
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46

SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS

Dexy's Midnight Runners

50

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Searching For The Young Soul Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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47

BEAT CRAZY

Joe Jackson Band

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Beat Crazy by Joe Jackson Band
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48

SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie

33

Last week

31

Weeks

RCA

Scary Monsters by David Bowie
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49

TRUST

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

23

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Trust by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
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50

MCVICAR OST

Roger Daltrey

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Mcvicar OST by Roger Daltrey
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 29

Various

4

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 29 by Various
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2

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC BOX SET

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music Box Set by Various
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3

BEAUTIFUL MUSIC

Various

2

Last week

30

Weeks

EMI

Beautiful Music by Various
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4

GOLDEN TREASURY OF 111 GREAT CLASSICS

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

M.W.

Golden Treasury Of 111 Great Classics by Various
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5

NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS

Various

5

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Not The Nine O'Clock News by Various
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