Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

ROCK 'N SOUL PT 1: GREATEST HITS

Daryl Hall & John Oates

4

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Rock 'N Soul Pt 1:  Greatest Hits by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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2

SPARKLE IN THE RAIN

Simple Minds

2

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Sparkle In The Rain by Simple Minds
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3

TOUCH

Eurythmics

1

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Touch by Eurythmics
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4

NO PARLEZ

Paul Young

8

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

No Parlez by Paul Young
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5

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

5

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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6

CONFLICTING EMOTIONS

Split Enz

3

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Conflicting Emotions by Split Enz
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7

20 GOLDEN GREATS VOLUME 2

The Shadows

1

Weeks

EMI

20 Golden Greats Volume 2 by The Shadows
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Platinum record

8

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

7

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

9

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

6

Last week

50

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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10

EYES THAT SEE IN THE DARK

Kenny Rogers

9

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Eyes That See In The Dark by Kenny Rogers
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11

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Midnight Oil

22

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

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

12

COLOUR BY NUMBERS

Culture Club

12

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Colour By Numbers by Culture Club
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13

TRACK RECORD

Joan Armatrading

11

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Track Record by Joan Armatrading
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14

WORKING WITH FIRE AND STEEL

China Crisis

25

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Working With Fire And Steel by China Crisis
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15

PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS

Robert Plant

18

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Principle Of Moments by Robert Plant
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Platinum record

16

LIVE FROM EARTH

Pat Benatar

16

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Live From Earth by Pat Benatar
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17

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

17

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

18

BILLY IDOL

Billy Idol

15

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Billy Idol by Billy Idol
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19

LEARNING TO CRAWL

The Pretenders

23

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Learning To Crawl by The Pretenders
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20

THE VERY BEST OF THE BEACH BOYS

Beach Boys

1

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of The Beach Boys by Beach Boys
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21

PRAYERS BE ANSWERED

Dance Exponents

10

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Prayers Be Answered by Dance Exponents
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22

WAR

U2

26

Last week

36

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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23

BEST OF THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT

The Alan Parsons Project

20

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Best Of The Alan Parsons Project by The Alan Parsons Project
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24

THE CROSSING

Big Country

33

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Crossing by Big Country
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25

SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER

Duran Duran

14

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Seven And The Ragged Tiger by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

26

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

13

Last week

37

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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27

SNAP!

The Jam

38

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Snap! by The Jam
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Platinum record

28

SYNCHRONICITY

The Police

21

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Synchronicity by The Police
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29

TOO LOW FOR ZERO

Elton John

31

Last week

31

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Low For Zero by Elton John
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30

GENESIS

Genesis

29

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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31

TEXAS FLOOD

Stevie Ray Vaughan

19

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Texas Flood by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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32

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

30

Last week

24

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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33

25 YEARS

The Shadows

1

Weeks

EMI

25 Years by The Shadows
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Platinum record

34

AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS

Air Supply

27

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Air Supply Greatest Hits by Air Supply
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35

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

24

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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36

NO PARKING ON THE DANCE FLOOR

Midnight Star

1

Weeks

WEA

No Parking On The Dance Floor by Midnight Star
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37

90125

Yes

40

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

90125 by Yes
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38

RHYTHM OF YOUTH

Men Without Hats

32

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Rhythm Of Youth by Men Without Hats
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39

NOCTURNE

Siouxsie & The Banshees

48

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Nocturne by Siouxsie & The Banshees
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40

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

34

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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41

MAGGIE

Foster & Allen

47

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Maggie by Foster & Allen
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Platinum record

42

UNDERCOVER

Rolling Stones

28

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Undercover by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

43

TRUE

Spandau Ballet

36

Last week

33

Weeks

FESTIVAL

TRUE by Spandau Ballet
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Platinum record

44

FANTASTIC

Wham

46

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Fantastic by Wham
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45

THE ATLANTIC YEARS

Roxy Music

37

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Atlantic Years by Roxy Music
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46

1984

Van Halen

39

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

1984 by Van Halen
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47

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

Eurythmics

35

Last week

29

Weeks

RCA

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This by Eurythmics
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48

ESCAPADE

Tim Finn

47

Last week

21

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Escapade by Tim Finn
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Platinum record

49

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

43

Last week

52

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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50

INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL

The Style Council

45

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Introducing The Style Council by The Style Council
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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