Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

1

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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2

THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS

The Carpenters

9

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of The Carpenters by The Carpenters
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3

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

3

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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4

THE WAYWARD WIND

James Galway

6

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

The Wayward Wind by James Galway
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Platinum record

5

CARGO

Men at Work

2

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Cargo by Men at Work
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Platinum record

6

THE FINAL CUT

Pink Floyd

4

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

The Final Cut by Pink Floyd
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7

WAR

U2

5

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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Platinum record

8

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

8

Last week

16

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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9

QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK

Thompson Twins

7

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quick Step And Side Kick by Thompson Twins
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10

THE KEY

Joan Armatrading

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Key by Joan Armatrading
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11

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

12

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

12

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

11

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

13

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

13

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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Platinum record

14

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

14

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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15

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

10

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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16

DAZZLESHIPS

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

16

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Dazzleships by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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17

WHITE FEATHERS

Kajagoogoo

1

Weeks

EMI

White Feathers by Kajagoogoo
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18

COMPLETE MADNESS

Madness

15

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Complete Madness by Madness
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Platinum record

19

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

20

Last week

61

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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20

JARREAU

Al Jarreau

21

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Jarreau by Al Jarreau
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21

THE HIGH ROAD

Roxy Music

26

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The High Road by Roxy Music
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Platinum record

22

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

25

Last week

60

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

23

RIO

Duran Duran

24

Last week

40

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

24

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

19

Last week

115

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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25

COMBAT ROCK

The Clash

18

Last week

20

Weeks

CBS

Combat Rock by The Clash
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26

HOOKED ON SWING 2

Kings of Swing Orchestra

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Hooked On Swing 2 by Kings of Swing Orchestra
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Platinum record

27

MEMORIES

Barbra Streisand

44

Last week

38

Weeks

CBS

Memories by Barbra Streisand
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28

TRANS

Neil Young

23

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Trans by Neil Young
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29

H2O

Daryl Hall & John Oates

22

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

H2o by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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Platinum record

30

GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3

Olivia Newton-John

34

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Greatest Hits Volume 3 by Olivia Newton-John
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31

JUJU MUSIC

King Sunny Ade

43

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Juju Music by King Sunny Ade
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Platinum record

32

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

41

Last week

26

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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33

INVITATIONS

Shakatak

46

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Invitations by Shakatak
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34

THE PARTY'S OVER

Talk Talk

30

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

The Party's Over by Talk Talk
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35

FELINE

The Stranglers

29

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Feline by The Stranglers
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36

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

China Crisis

50

Last week

9

Weeks

RTC

Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain by China Crisis
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37

TROPICAL GANGSTERS

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

32

Last week

28

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropical Gangsters by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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38

BRANIGAN 2

Laura Branigan

1

Weeks

WEA

Branigan 2 by Laura Branigan
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Platinum record

39

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

27

Last week

67

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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40

MONEY AND CIGARETTES

Eric Clapton

28

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Money And Cigarettes by Eric Clapton
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41

CREATURES OF LEISURE

Mental As Anything

1

Weeks

WEA

Creatures Of Leisure by Mental As Anything
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42

GREATEST HITS

Dan Fogelberg

25

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits by Dan Fogelberg
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Platinum record

43

CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK

Simon & Garfunkel

42

Last week

26

Weeks

CBS

Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel
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44

GET NERVOUS

Pat Benatar

35

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Get Nervous by Pat Benatar
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45

THE NIGHTFLY

Donald Fagen

31

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
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46

GET NERVOUS

Pat Benatar

35

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Get Nervous by Pat Benatar
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47

SONGS

The Kids From Fame

38

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

Songs by The Kids From Fame
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48

GWEN GUTHRIE

Gwen Guthrie

36

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Gwen Guthrie by Gwen Guthrie
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Platinum record

49

FLOWERS

Icehouse

45

Last week

80

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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50

AS ONE

Kool & The Gang

44

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

As One by Kool & The Gang
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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