Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

2

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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Platinum record

2

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

1

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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Platinum record

3

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

3

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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4

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

4

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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5

ABBA - THE SINGLES

Abba

22

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Abba - The Singles by Abba
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Platinum record

6

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

5

Last week

21

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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7

H2O

Daryl Hall & John Oates

6

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

H2o by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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8

SONGS

The Kids From Fame

16

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Songs by The Kids From Fame
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9

TROPICAL GANGSTERS

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

7

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropical Gangsters by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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10

WILD THINGS RUN FAST

Joni Mitchell

12

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Wild Things Run Fast by Joni Mitchell
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Platinum record

11

ENZ OF AN ERA

Split Enz

9

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Enz Of An Era by Split Enz
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12

COMBAT ROCK

The Clash

33

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Combat Rock by The Clash
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Platinum record

13

SIMON & GARFUNKEL COLLECTION

Simon & Garfunkel

8

Last week

24

Weeks

CBS

Simon & Garfunkel Collection by Simon & Garfunkel
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Platinum record

14

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

29

Last week

53

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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15

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

39

Last week

8

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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16

GREATEST HITS

Dan Fogelberg

1

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits by Dan Fogelberg
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17

THE DISTANCE

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

14

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Distance by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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18

MIDNIGHT LOVE

Marvin Gaye

13

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Midnight Love by Marvin Gaye
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Platinum record

19

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

28

Last week

107

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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20

BEATLES GREATEST HITS

The Beatles

10

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Beatles Greatest Hits by The Beatles
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21

DIFFICULT SHAPES & PASSIVE RHYTHMS SOME PEOPLE THINK IT'S FUN TO ENTERTAIN

China Crisis

1

Weeks

RTC

Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain by China Crisis
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22

ANOTHER PAGE

Christopher Cross

11

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Another Page by Christopher Cross
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23

FOREVER NOW

Psychedelic Furs

18

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Forever Now by Psychedelic Furs
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24

PORCUPINE

Echo & The Bunnymen

15

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Porcupine by Echo & The Bunnymen
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25

SINGLES ALBUM

Siouxsie & The Banshees

21

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Singles Album by Siouxsie & The Banshees
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26

TOTO IV

Toto

47

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Toto IV by Toto
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Platinum record

27

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

20

Last week

52

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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28

FAME TV SOUNDTRACK

The Kids From Fame

31

Last week

19

Weeks

RCA

Fame Tv Soundtrack by The Kids From Fame
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29

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

19

Last week

18

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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30

GET NERVOUS

Pat Benatar

26

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Get Nervous by Pat Benatar
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31

HOWARD MORRISON SPECTACULAR

Sir Howard Morrison

24

Last week

14

Weeks

RCA

Howard Morrison Spectacular by Sir Howard Morrison
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Platinum record

32

EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2

The Eagles

27

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Eagles Greatest Hits Volume 2 by The Eagles
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Platinum record

33

FLOWERS

Icehouse

17

Last week

72

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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34

ARE YOU LONELY

Patsy Riggir

25

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Are You Lonely by Patsy Riggir
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35

A KISS IN THE DREAMHOUSE

Siouxsie & The Banshees

30

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

A Kiss In The Dreamhouse by Siouxsie & The Banshees
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Platinum record

36

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

23

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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37

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

36

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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Platinum record

38

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

46

Last week

59

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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39

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

Flock of Seagulls

41

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Flock Of Seagulls by Flock of Seagulls
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40

THE PARTY'S OVER

Talk Talk

44

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Party's Over by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

41

THE LEXICON OF LOVE

ABC

35

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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42

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

45

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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43

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Midnight Oil

49

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 by Midnight Oil
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44

HELLO I MUST BE GOING

Phil Collins

42

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Hello I Must Be Going by Phil Collins
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45

I CAN'T STAND STILL

Don Henley

34

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

I Can't Stand Still by Don Henley
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Platinum record

46

WHEN I DREAM

Suzanne Prentice

40

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

When I Dream by Suzanne Prentice
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47

NYLON CURTAIN

Billy Joel

47

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Nylon Curtain by Billy Joel
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48

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

34

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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Platinum record

49

TOO-RYE-AY

Dexy's Midnight Runners

38

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too-Rye-Ay by Dexy's Midnight Runners
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50

MIRAGE

Fleetwood Mac

47

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Mirage by Fleetwood Mac
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums