Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

1

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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Platinum record

2

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

4

Last week

30

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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3

AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS

Air Supply

3

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Air Supply Greatest Hits by Air Supply
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4

PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS

Robert Plant

2

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Principle Of Moments by Robert Plant
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5

RHYTHM OF YOUTH

Men Without Hats

7

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Rhythm Of Youth by Men Without Hats
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6

BILLY IDOL

Billy Idol

5

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Billy Idol by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

7

SYNCHRONICITY

The Police

9

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Synchronicity by The Police
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8

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

Eurythmics

21

Last week

22

Weeks

RCA

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This by Eurythmics
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9

INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL

The Style Council

6

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Introducing The Style Council by The Style Council
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10

GENESIS

Genesis

11

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

11

TRUE

Spandau Ballet

10

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

TRUE by Spandau Ballet
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12

PUNCH THE CLOCK

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

8

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Punch The Clock by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
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13

THE CROSSING

Big Country

15

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Crossing by Big Country
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14

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

13

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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15

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

22

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

16

FANTASTIC

Wham

14

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Fantastic by Wham
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17

AFTER EIGHT

Taco

26

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

After Eight by Taco
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18

GOLDEN YEARS

David Bowie

27

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Golden Years by David Bowie
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19

NO PARLEZ

Paul Young

25

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

No Parlez by Paul Young
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20

YOU AND ME BOTH

Yazoo

12

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

You And Me Both by Yazoo
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21

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

24

Last week

23

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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22

WAR

U2

30

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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23

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Midnight Oil

28

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 by Midnight Oil
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24

WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK

The Narcs and Coconut Rough

17

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Whistle While You Work by The Narcs and Coconut Rough
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25

XL1

Pete Shelley

40

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Xl1 by Pete Shelley
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26

D.D. SMASH LIVE

D.D. Smash

42

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

D.D. Smash Live by D.D. Smash
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Platinum record

27

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

18

Last week

43

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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28

LITTLE ROBBERS

The Motels

23

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Little Robbers by The Motels
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29

BITE

Altered Images

20

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Bite by Altered Images
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30

WHAT'S NEW

Linda Ronstadt

35

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

What's New by Linda Ronstadt
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31

EVERY WHISPER SHOUTS

Hammond Gamble

19

Last week

7

Weeks

JAY

Every Whisper Shouts by Hammond Gamble
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32

FLASHDANCE OST

Various

16

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flashdance OST by Various
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33

ESCAPADE

Tim Finn

37

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Escapade by Tim Finn
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34

TOO LOW FOR ZERO

Elton John

31

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Low For Zero by Elton John
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35

BEST OF BOWIE

David Bowie

35

Last week

13

Weeks

Get

K-TEL

Best Of Bowie by David Bowie
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36

ZAPP II

Zapp

44

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Zapp Ii by Zapp
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Platinum record

37

RETURN OF THE JEDI OST

John Williams

1

Weeks

EMI

Return Of The Jedi OST by John Williams
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38

PIPES OF PEACE

Paul McCartney

1

Weeks

EMI

Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney
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39

INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART

Van Morrison

34

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart by Van Morrison
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40

THE CATCH

Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos

1

Weeks

CBS

The Catch by Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos
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41

DUCK ROCK

Malcolm McLaren

44

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Duck Rock by Malcolm McLaren
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42

JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD

Jane Fonda

32

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Jane Fonda's Workout Record by Jane Fonda
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43

PRESENTATION AND REALITY

The Body Electric

39

Last week

2

Weeks

JAY

Presentation And Reality by The Body Electric
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44

DOPPELGANGER

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Doppelganger by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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Platinum record

45

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

48

Last week

76

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

46

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

46

Last week

41

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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47

MERRY CHRISTMAS MR LAWRENCE OST

Ruichi Sakamoto

38

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence OST by Ruichi Sakamoto
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48

APOLLO

Brian Eno

49

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Apollo by Brian Eno
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49

RENDEZVOUS

Klaus Wunderlich

29

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Rendezvous by Klaus Wunderlich
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50

CHANGESONEBOWIE

David Bowie

45

Last week

30

Weeks

RCA

Changesonebowie by David Bowie
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