Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

TIME AND TIDE

Split Enz

1

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time And Tide by Split Enz
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2

CIRCUS ANIMALS

Cold Chisel

3

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Circus Animals by Cold Chisel
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Platinum record

3

AVALON

Roxy Music

2

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Avalon by Roxy Music
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4

EYE IN THE SKY

The Alan Parsons Project

5

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project
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5

CAT PEOPLE OST

David Bowie

4

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cat People OST by David Bowie
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6

THE MAN THE MUSIC THE LEGEND

Prince Tui Teka

6

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

The Man The Music The Legend by Prince Tui Teka
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7

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

Flock of Seagulls

13

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Flock Of Seagulls by Flock of Seagulls
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8

RIO

Duran Duran

8

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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9

ONE DAY AT A TIME

Cristy Lane

21

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

One Day At A Time by Cristy Lane
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Platinum record

10

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

7

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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11

HEX EDUCATION HOUR

The Fall

18

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Hex Education Hour by The Fall
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12

STEVIE WONDER'S ORIGINAL MUSIQUARIUM

Stevie Wonder

12

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium by Stevie Wonder
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13

ALL FOUR ONE

The Motels

10

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

All Four One by The Motels
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Platinum record

14

JUMP UP

Elton John

15

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jump Up by Elton John
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15

KNOCKOUT

Toots and the Maytals

11

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Knockout by Toots and the Maytals
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16

STREET SONGS

Rick James

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Street Songs by Rick James
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17

I LOVE ROCK'N'ROLL

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

19

Last week

8

Weeks

RTC

I Love Rock'n'roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
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18

REVERIES II

Richard Clayderman

9

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Reveries Ii by Richard Clayderman
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19

STILL LIFE

Rolling Stones

17

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Still Life by Rolling Stones
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20

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

25

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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21

100 NURSERY RHYME FAVOURITES

Patsy Biscoe

1

Weeks

M.W.

100 Nursery Rhyme Favourites by Patsy Biscoe
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22

DR HECKLE & MR JIVE

Pigbag

31

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Dr Heckle & Mr Jive by Pigbag
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Platinum record

23

DARE

The Human League

26

Last week

34

Weeks

RTC

Dare by The Human League
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24

DAYS OF INNOCENCE

Moving Pictures

20

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Days Of Innocence by Moving Pictures
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25

PELICAN WEST

Haircut 100

14

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Pelican West by Haircut 100
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26

ARCHITECTURE & MORALITY

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

22

Last week

9

Weeks

RTC

Architecture & Morality by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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27

MIRAGE

Fleetwood Mac

23

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Mirage by Fleetwood Mac
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28

THE BEST OF PRINCE TUI TEKA

Prince Tui Teka

36

Last week

2

Weeks

K-TEL

The Best Of Prince Tui Teka by Prince Tui Teka
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Platinum record

29

DURAN DURAN

Duran Duran

34

Last week

36

Weeks

EMI

Duran Duran by Duran Duran
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30

JAZZERCISE '82

Jackie

16

Last week

4

Weeks

M.W.

Jazzercise '82 by Jackie
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Platinum record

31

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

32

Last week

83

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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32

CAN'T STOP THE CLASSICS

London Symphony Orchestra

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Can't Stop The Classics by London Symphony Orchestra
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33

SOMETHING SPECIAL

Kool & The Gang

30

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Something Special by Kool & The Gang
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34

PICTURES AT ELEVEN

Robert Plant

42

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Pictures At Eleven by Robert Plant
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35

TUG OF WAR

Paul McCartney

43

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Tug Of War by Paul McCartney
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Platinum record

36

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

29

Last week

71

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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37

BEAUTIFUL VISION

Van Morrison

39

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Beautiful Vision by Van Morrison
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38

KEVIN BLACK'S GOLD SOLIDS

Kevin Black

28

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Kevin Black's Gold Solids by Kevin Black
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39

PINKY BLUE

Altered Images

41

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Pinky Blue by Altered Images
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40

TOM TOM CLUB

Tom Tom Club

40

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Tom Tom Club by Tom Tom Club
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Platinum record

41

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

38

Last week

69

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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42

THE HUNTER

Blondie

27

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Hunter by Blondie
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43

PAVAROTTI'S GREATEST HITS

Luciano Pavarotti

24

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pavarotti's Greatest Hits by Luciano Pavarotti
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Platinum record

44

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

37

Last week

47

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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45

CHARIOTS OF FIRE

Vangelis

33

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis
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46

FAME OST

Kids From Fame

50

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Fame OST by Kids From Fame
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47

WINDSONG

Randy Crawford

46

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Windsong by Randy Crawford
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Platinum record

48

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

73

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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Platinum record

49

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

44

Last week

101

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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50

SONS & FASCINATION

Simple Minds

48

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

Sons & Fascination by Simple Minds
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 33

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 33 by Various
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2

ROCK & ROLL FEVER I & II

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

K-TEL

Rock & Roll Fever I & Ii by Various
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3

SOLID GOLD VOL 32

Various

3

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 32 by Various
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4

THEMES & DREAMS

Various

4

Last week

14

Weeks

MW

Themes & Dreams by Various
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5

GREATEST COUNTRY MUSIC ALBUM

Various

1

Weeks

M.W.

Greatest Country Music Album by Various
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