Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

AVALON

Roxy Music

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Avalon by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

2

DARE

The Human League

1

Last week

25

Weeks

RTC

Dare by The Human League
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Platinum record

3

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

3

Last week

20

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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4

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

4

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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5

COMBAT ROCK

The Clash

1

Weeks

CBS

Combat Rock by The Clash
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6

RIO

Duran Duran

2

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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7

EYE IN THE SKY

The Alan Parsons Project

6

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project
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8

STEVIE WONDER'S ORIGINAL MUSIQUARIUM

Stevie Wonder

5

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium by Stevie Wonder
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9

DIAMOND

Spandau Ballet

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Diamond by Spandau Ballet
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10

CAT STEVENS GREATEST HITS VOL 2

Cat Stevens

9

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cat Stevens Greatest Hits Vol 2 by Cat Stevens
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11

CLAYDERMAN IN CONCERT

Richard Clayderman

35

Last week

22

Weeks

WEA

Clayderman In Concert by Richard Clayderman
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12

ANOTHER CHAPTER

John Rowles

10

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Another Chapter by John Rowles
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13

BEAUTIFUL VISION

Van Morrison

16

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Beautiful Vision by Van Morrison
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14

DAYS OF INNOCENCE

Moving Pictures

27

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Days Of Innocence by Moving Pictures
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15

THE CHURCH

The Church

7

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

The Church by The Church
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Platinum record

16

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

24

Last week

62

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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17

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

21

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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Platinum record

18

DURAN DURAN

Duran Duran

12

Last week

27

Weeks

EMI

Duran Duran by Duran Duran
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19

FAIR WEATHER FRIENDS

Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan

28

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Fair Weather Friends by Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan
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20

LUXURY LENGTH

Blam Blam Blam

15

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Luxury Length by Blam Blam Blam
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21

FREEZE FRAME

J Geils Band

14

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Freeze Frame by J Geils Band
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22

JUMP UP

Elton John

11

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jump Up by Elton John
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23

BIG SCIENCE

Laurie Anderson

8

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Big Science by Laurie Anderson
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24

PELICAN WEST

Haircut 100

23

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Pelican West by Haircut 100
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25

TUG OF WAR

Paul McCartney

13

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Tug Of War by Paul McCartney
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26

CHARIOTS OF FIRE

Vangelis

20

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis
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27

COOL BANANAS

D.D. Smash

19

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cool Bananas by D.D. Smash
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28

HOT SPACE

Queen

22

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Hot Space by Queen
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29

TOM TOM CLUB

Tom Tom Club

32

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Tom Tom Club by Tom Tom Club
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30

ASIA

Asia

40

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Asia by Asia
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31

ALL FOUR ONE

The Motels

17

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

All Four One by The Motels
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32

SOMETHING SPECIAL

Kool & The Gang

18

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Something Special by Kool & The Gang
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33

REVELATIONS

Killing Joke

45

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Revelations by Killing Joke
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34

THE GIFT

Jam

33

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Gift by Jam
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35

GRASSHOPPER

JJ Cale

26

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Grasshopper by JJ Cale
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36

INNOCENT AGE

Dan Fogelberg

38

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Innocent Age by Dan Fogelberg
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37

KNOCKOUT

Toots and the Maytals

47

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Knockout by Toots and the Maytals
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Platinum record

38

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

30

Last week

74

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

39

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

34

Last week

38

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

40

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

37

Last week

39

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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41

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

39

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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Platinum record

42

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

The Police

25

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ghost In The Machine by The Police
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Platinum record

43

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

47

Last week

60

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

44

ANNE MURRAY'S GREATEST HITS VOL 2

Anne Murray

29

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Anne Murray's Greatest Hits Vol 2 by Anne Murray
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45

PRETENDERS II

Pretenders

42

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Pretenders Ii by Pretenders
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46

THE HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY - PART 1

Various

43

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy - Part 1 by Various
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47

CHI-MAI

Ennio Morricone

1

Weeks

EMI

Chi-Mai by Ennio Morricone
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48

GREATEST HITS

Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline

41

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Greatest Hits by Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline
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49

SECRET COMBINATION

Randy Crawford

49

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Secret Combination by Randy Crawford
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Platinum record

50

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

28

Last week

32

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

THEMES & DREAMS

Various

1

Last week

5

Weeks

MW

Themes & Dreams by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 32

Various

2

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 32 by Various
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3

PLATINUM PLUS VOL V

Various

3

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Platinum Plus Vol V by Various
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4

DUNEDIN DOUBLE 12 INCH

Various

4

Last week

5

Weeks

Flying Nun

Dunedin Double 12 Inch by Various
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5

MORE HITS & MYTHS

Various

5

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

More Hits & Myths by Various
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