Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

1

Last week

2

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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Platinum record

2

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

2

Last week

31

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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Platinum record

3

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

5

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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4

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

9

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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5

THE WOMAN IN RED

Stevie Wonder

7

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Woman In Red by Stevie Wonder
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Platinum record

6

1100 BEL AIR PLACE

Julio Iglesias

4

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

1100 Bel Air Place by Julio Iglesias
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Platinum record

7

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

8

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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8

COULDN'T STAND THE WEATHER

Stevie Ray Vaughan

12

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Couldn't Stand The Weather by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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9

SEE YA ROUND

Split Enz

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

See Ya Round by Split Enz
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Platinum record

10

LOVE LIFE

Berlin

3

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Life by Berlin
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11

TONIGHT

David Bowie

6

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Tonight by David Bowie
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Platinum record

12

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

10

Last week

63

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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13

PURPLE RAIN OST

Prince And The Revolution

13

Last week

15

Weeks

Get

WEA

Purple Rain OST by Prince And The Revolution
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Platinum record

14

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

11

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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15

PLEASURE VICTIMS

Berlin

15

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pleasure Victims by Berlin
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16

TEXAS FLOOD

Stevie Ray Vaughan

19

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Texas Flood by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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17

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

16

Last week

28

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

18

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

18

Last week

37

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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Platinum record

19

THE SWING

INXS

21

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

The Swing by INXS
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Platinum record

20

LEGEND

Bob Marley

17

Last week

13

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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21

LITTLE RIVER

Audrey Landers

14

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Little River by Audrey Landers
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22

BREAK OUT

Pointer Sisters

22

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

Break Out by Pointer Sisters
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Platinum record

23

WAR

U2

23

Last week

70

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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24

STAY HUNGRY

Twisted Sister

1

Weeks

WEA

Stay Hungry by Twisted Sister
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25

ALL TIME FAVOURITES

Roger Whittaker

1

Weeks

RCA

All Time Favourites by Roger Whittaker
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Platinum record

26

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

27

Last week

69

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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27

THIS ISLAND

Eurogliders

24

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

This Island by Eurogliders
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Platinum record

28

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

26

Last week

57

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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29

A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS

The Blue Nile

29

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

A Walk Across The Rooftops by The Blue Nile
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30

THE MAGAZINE

Rickie Lee Jones

28

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

The Magazine by Rickie Lee Jones
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Platinum record

31

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

32

Last week

43

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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32

PARADE

Spandau Ballet

30

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Parade by Spandau Ballet
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Platinum record

33

REBEL YELL

Billy Idol

20

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Yell by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

34

INTO THE GAP

Thompson Twins

35

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Gap by Thompson Twins
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35

CAFE BLEU

Style Council

45

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cafe Bleu by Style Council
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36

NEW SENSATIONS

Lou Reed

25

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

New Sensations by Lou Reed
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37

SIDEWALK

Icehouse

36

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Sidewalk by Icehouse
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38

IT'S MY LIFE

Talk Talk

31

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

It's My Life by Talk Talk
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39

GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROAD STREET

Paul McCartney

48

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Give My Regards To Broad Street by Paul McCartney
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40

SPORTS

Huey Lewis & The News

37

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sports by Huey Lewis & The News
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41

POWERSLAVE

Iron Maiden

34

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Powerslave by Iron Maiden
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42

MIRROR MOVES

Psychedelic Furs

33

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

Mirror Moves by Psychedelic Furs
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43

BREAKING HEARTS

Elton John

46

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Breaking Hearts by Elton John
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Platinum record

44

COLOUR BY NUMBERS

Culture Club

42

Last week

46

Weeks

VIRGIN

Colour By Numbers by Culture Club
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45

GENESIS

Genesis

44

Last week

47

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

46

SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER

Duran Duran

43

Last week

40

Weeks

EMI

Seven And The Ragged Tiger by Duran Duran
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47

AUTUMNAL PARK

Pseudo Echo

41

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Autumnal Park by Pseudo Echo
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48

PHANTOMS

The Fixx

39

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Phantoms by The Fixx
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49

1984

Van Halen

38

Last week

40

Weeks

WEA

1984 by Van Halen
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Platinum record

50

BILLY IDOL

Billy Idol

40

Last week

65

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Billy Idol by Billy Idol
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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