Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

1

Last week

22

Weeks

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CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

2

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

2

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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3

POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES

New Order

3

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Power, Corruption And Lies by New Order
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4

INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART

Van Morrison

4

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart by Van Morrison
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5

LIVE AT MAINSTREET

Dance Exponents / Legionnaires

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Live At Mainstreet by Dance Exponents / Legionnaires
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6

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

7

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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7

THE KEY

Joan Armatrading

5

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Key by Joan Armatrading
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8

PIECE OF MIND

Iron Maiden

8

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Piece Of Mind by Iron Maiden
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9

TOO LOW FOR ZERO

Elton John

9

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Low For Zero by Elton John
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10

TRUE

Spandau Ballet

6

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

TRUE by Spandau Ballet
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11

WAR

U2

10

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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Platinum record

12

THE FINAL CUT

Pink Floyd

16

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

The Final Cut by Pink Floyd
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13

THE WAYWARD WIND

James Galway

11

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

The Wayward Wind by James Galway
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Platinum record

14

CARGO

Men at Work

13

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Cargo by Men at Work
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15

QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK

Thompson Twins

15

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quick Step And Side Kick by Thompson Twins
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16

IN YOUR EYES

George Benson

17

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

In Your Eyes by George Benson
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17

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

Eurythmics

1

Weeks

RCA

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This by Eurythmics
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18

RARE

David Bowie

14

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Rare by David Bowie
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19

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Sharon O'Neill

18

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Foreign Affairs by Sharon O'Neill
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20

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

22

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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21

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

12

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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22

BRANIGAN 2

Laura Branigan

23

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Branigan 2 by Laura Branigan
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23

OUTSIDE INSIDE

The Tubes

33

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Outside Inside by The Tubes
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24

THE HURTING

Tears for Fears

26

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Hurting by Tears for Fears
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25

HAPPY FAMILIES

Blancmange

21

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Happy Families by Blancmange
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26

COMPLETE MADNESS

Madness

24

Last week

8

Weeks

RTC

Complete Madness by Madness
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Platinum record

27

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

28

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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28

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

30

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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29

A CHILDS ADVENTURE

Marianne Faithfull

25

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Childs Adventure by Marianne Faithfull
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Platinum record

30

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

35

Last week

67

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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Platinum record

31

RIO

Duran Duran

42

Last week

46

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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32

JOHN DENVER GREATEST HITS VOL 2

John Denver

19

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

John Denver Greatest Hits Vol 2 by John Denver
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Platinum record

33

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

27

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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34

NIGHT AND DAY

Joe Jackson

39

Last week

35

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night And Day by Joe Jackson
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Platinum record

35

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

36

Last week

66

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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36

WAITING

Fun Boy Three

20

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Waiting by Fun Boy Three
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37

CREATURES OF LEISURE

Mental As Anything

47

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Creatures Of Leisure by Mental As Anything
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38

BODY WISHES

Rod Stewart

49

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Body Wishes by Rod Stewart
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39

CHA

Jo Jo Zep

38

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cha by Jo Jo Zep
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Platinum record

40

THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS

The Carpenters

44

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of The Carpenters by The Carpenters
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Platinum record

41

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

41

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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42

DAZZLESHIPS

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

29

Last week

8

Weeks

RTC

Dazzleships by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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43

1999

Prince

31

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

1999 by Prince
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44

PYROMANIA

Def Leppard

32

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pyromania by Def Leppard
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45

SINGLES ALBUM

Siouxsie & The Banshees

40

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Singles Album by Siouxsie & The Banshees
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46

WATCH THE RED

The Angels

43

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Watch The Red by The Angels
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Platinum record

47

NEW GOLD DREAM

Simple Minds

50

Last week

30

Weeks

RTC

New Gold Dream by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

48

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

46

Last week

121

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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49

TRANS

Neil Young

43

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Trans by Neil Young
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50

WE ARE ON THE WAY-O

The Hornettes

37

Last week

2

Weeks

M.W.

We Are On The Way-O by The Hornettes
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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