Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BEST OF BLONDIE

Blondie

1

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Best Of Blondie by Blondie
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Platinum record

2

GREATEST HITS: REMASTERED

Queen

2

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits:  Remastered by Queen
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Platinum record

3

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

3

Last week

13

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Platinum record

4

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

5

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

5

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

7

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

6

SIMON & GARFUNKEL COLLECTION

Simon & Garfunkel

6

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Simon & Garfunkel Collection by Simon & Garfunkel
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7

COMPLETION BACKWARD PRINCIPLE

The Tubes

4

Last week

21

Weeks

EMI

Completion Backward Principle by The Tubes
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8

OCTOBER

U2

1

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

October by U2
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9

DURAN DURAN

Duran Duran

9

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Duran Duran by Duran Duran
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10

NEW TRADITIONALISTS

Devo

8

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

New Traditionalists by Devo
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11

HOOKED ON SWING

Bob James

14

Last week

3

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Swing by Bob James
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Platinum record

12

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

The Police

12

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ghost In The Machine by The Police
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13

RAGE IN EDEN

Ultravox

20

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rage In Eden by Ultravox
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14

A COLLECTION OF GREAT DANCE SONGS

Pink Floyd

13

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

A Collection Of Great Dance Songs by Pink Floyd
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15

GEORGE BENSON COLLECTION

George Benson

10

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

George Benson Collection by George Benson
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Platinum record

16

FLOWERS

Icehouse

29

Last week

46

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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17

BEST OF BOWIE

David Bowie

11

Last week

5

Weeks

Get

K-TEL

Best Of Bowie by David Bowie
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18

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK

AC/DC

18

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

For Those About To Rock by AC/DC
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Platinum record

19

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

17

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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20

DANGEROUS ACQUAINTANCES

Marianne Faithfull

32

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dangerous Acquaintances by Marianne Faithfull
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21

SHAKE IT UP

The Cars

15

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Shake It Up by The Cars
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22

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

23

Last week

19

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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23

NIGHT ATTACK

The Angels

1

Weeks

CBS

Night Attack by The Angels
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24

GREATEST HITS

Joe Cocker

27

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Joe Cocker
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25

THE BEST OF THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

The Manhattan Transfer

50

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

The Best Of The Manhattan Transfer by The Manhattan Transfer
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26

DARE

The Human League

26

Last week

5

Weeks

RTC

Dare by The Human League
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Platinum record

27

VERY BEST OF ELTON JOHN

Elton John

24

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Very Best Of Elton John by Elton John
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Platinum record

28

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

16

Last week

88

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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29

THE VISITORS

Abba

19

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

The Visitors by Abba
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30

CHANGESTWOBOWIE

David Bowie

31

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Changestwobowie by David Bowie
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31

CLAYDERMAN IN CONCERT

Richard Clayderman

34

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Clayderman In Concert by Richard Clayderman
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32

PRECIOUS TIME

Pat Benatar

35

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Precious Time by Pat Benatar
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33

WALK UNDER LADDERS

Joan Armatrading

27

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Walk Under Ladders by Joan Armatrading
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34

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

22

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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35

CATS & DOGS

Mental As Anything

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cats & Dogs by Mental As Anything
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36

BELLA DONNA

Stevie Nicks

40

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Bella Donna by Stevie Nicks
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37

FOREIGNER 4

Foreigner

25

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Foreigner 4 by Foreigner
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38

LAW AND ORDER

Lindsay Buckingham

28

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Law And Order by Lindsay Buckingham
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39

PHYSICAL

Olivia Newton-John

21

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Physical by Olivia Newton-John
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40

SO LUCKY

Renee Geyer

33

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

So Lucky by Renee Geyer
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41

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP

AC/DC

42

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC
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42

BACK IN BLACK

AC/DC

37

Last week

12

Weeks

FMR

Back In Black by AC/DC
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43

ON THE WAY TO THE SKY

Neil Diamond

41

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

On The Way To The Sky by Neil Diamond
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44

THE BEST OF ROBERTA FLACK

Roberta Flack

50

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

The Best Of Roberta Flack by Roberta Flack
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Platinum record

45

LES MUSIQUES DE L'AMOUR

Richard Clayderman

30

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

Les Musiques De L'amour by Richard Clayderman
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46

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

49

Last week

47

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Classics By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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47

IN GOD WE TRUST, INC

Dead Kennedys

1

Weeks

RTC

In God We Trust, Inc by Dead Kennedys
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48

PIRATES

Rickie Lee Jones

43

Last week

22

Weeks

WEA

Pirates by Rickie Lee Jones
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49

HIGHWAY TO HELL

AC/DC

50

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Highway To Hell by AC/DC
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50

ABACAB

Genesis

44

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Abacab by Genesis
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 31

Various

1

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 31 by Various
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2

ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Rock & Roll Collection by Various
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3

SOUTH PACIFIC

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

South Pacific by Various
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4

PLATINUM PLUS

Various

4

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL/RTC

Platinum Plus by Various
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5

THE PLATINUM ALBUM

Various

5

Last week

7

Weeks

K-TEL

The Platinum Album by Various
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