Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

FOOTLOOSE OST

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Footloose OST by Various
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Platinum record

2

INTO THE GAP

Thompson Twins

2

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Gap by Thompson Twins
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3

ELAINE PAIGE STAGES

Elaine Paige

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Elaine Paige Stages by Elaine Paige
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Platinum record

4

REBEL YELL

Billy Idol

7

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Yell by Billy Idol
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5

SWEAR IT'S TRUE

Mockers

5

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Swear It's True by Mockers
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Platinum record

6

ALCHEMY

Dire Straits

28

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Alchemy by Dire Straits
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7

MIRROR MOVES

Psychedelic Furs

6

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Mirror Moves by Psychedelic Furs
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8

I WILL LOVE YOU ALL MY LIFE

Foster & Allen

3

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

I Will Love You All My Life by Foster & Allen
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Platinum record

9

COLOUR BY NUMBERS

Culture Club

4

Last week

25

Weeks

VIRGIN

Colour By Numbers by Culture Club
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10

OCEAN RAIN

Echo & The Bunnymen

11

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Ocean Rain by Echo & The Bunnymen
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Platinum record

11

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

8

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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12

HYSTERIA

The Human League

9

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Hysteria by The Human League
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Platinum record

13

PRAYERS BE ANSWERED

Dance Exponents

10

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Prayers Be Answered by Dance Exponents
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14

THE SWING

INXS

14

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

The Swing by INXS
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15

AMMONIA AVENUE

The Alan Parsons Project

17

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ammonia Avenue by The Alan Parsons Project
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Platinum record

16

NO PARLEZ

Paul Young

12

Last week

35

Weeks

CBS

No Parlez by Paul Young
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17

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

13

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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18

PLEASURE VICTIMS

Berlin

18

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pleasure Victims by Berlin
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Platinum record

19

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Midnight Oil

22

Last week

33

Weeks

CBS

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 by Midnight Oil
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20

GENESIS

Genesis

19

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

21

BILLY IDOL

Billy Idol

25

Last week

44

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Billy Idol by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

22

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

15

Last week

16

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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23

CAFE BLEU

Style Council

21

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cafe Bleu by Style Council
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Platinum record

24

TOUCH

Eurythmics

27

Last week

22

Weeks

RCA

Touch by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

25

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

20

Last week

68

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

26

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

35

Last week

36

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

27

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

16

Last week

48

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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28

IT'S MY LIFE

Talk Talk

1

Weeks

EMI

It's My Life by Talk Talk
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29

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

42

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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30

CIVILIZED MAN

Joe Cocker

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Civilized Man by Joe Cocker
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Platinum record

31

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

26

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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32

THE TOP

The Cure

23

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

The Top by The Cure
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Platinum record

33

TOO LOW FOR ZERO

Elton John

29

Last week

49

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Low For Zero by Elton John
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34

THE SMITHS

The Smiths

24

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

The Smiths by The Smiths
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Platinum record

35

SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER

Duran Duran

40

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Seven And The Ragged Tiger by Duran Duran
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36

YOU'LL NEVER TAKE THE COUNTRY OUT OF THE GIRL

Patsy Riggir

30

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

You'll Never Take The Country Out Of The Girl by Patsy Riggir
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37

1984

Van Halen

30

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

1984 by Van Halen
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38

HUMAN RACING

Nik Kershaw

32

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Human Racing by Nik Kershaw
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39

SPORTS

Huey Lewis & The News

50

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sports by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

40

WAR

U2

41

Last week

54

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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41

AGAINST ALL ODDS OST

Various

39

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Against All Odds OST by Various
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42

THE WORKS

Queen

46

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

The Works by Queen
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43

MISTER HEARTBREAK

Laurie Anderson

36

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Mister Heartbreak by Laurie Anderson
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Platinum record

44

MAGGIE

Foster & Allen

31

Last week

21

Weeks

RCA

Maggie by Foster & Allen
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45

QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK

Thompson Twins

38

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quick Step And Side Kick by Thompson Twins
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46

TWENTIETH CENTURY

Cold Chisel

44

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Twentieth Century by Cold Chisel
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47

90125

Yes

43

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

90125 by Yes
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48

HUMAN'S LIB

Howard Jones

48

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Human's Lib by Howard Jones
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49

SOUL MINING

The The

34

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Soul Mining by The The
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Platinum record

50

SYNCHRONICITY

The Police

37

Last week

40

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Synchronicity by The Police
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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