Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

2

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

2

Last week

21

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

3

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

5

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

4

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

3

Last week

39

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

5

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

4

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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6

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

10

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

7

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

6

Last week

41

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

8

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

7

Last week

15

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

10

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

11

Last week

46

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

11

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

15

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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12

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

13

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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Platinum record

13

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

12

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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14

GO WEST

Go West

20

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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15

CULPRIT AND THE KING

The Mockers

9

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Culprit And The King by The Mockers
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Platinum record

16

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

14

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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17

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

17

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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Platinum record

18

GENESIS

Genesis

23

Last week

62

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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19

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

18

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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20

BLACKIES HOTLINE LOONACY

Kevin Black

22

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Blackies Hotline Loonacy by Kevin Black
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21

TWO SHADES OF GRAY

Gray Bartlett

16

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Two Shades Of Gray by Gray Bartlett
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22

VITAL IDOL

Billy Idol

19

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vital Idol by Billy Idol
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23

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Who's Zoomin' Who? by Aretha Franklin
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24

THE GLEN MILLER STORY OST

Various

25

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

The Glen Miller Story OST by Various
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Platinum record

25

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

36

Last week

51

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

26

MADONNA

Madonna

21

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Madonna by Madonna
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27

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

32

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

28

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

48

Last week

54

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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Platinum record

29

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

26

Last week

64

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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30

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

24

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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31

BOY IN THE BOX

Corey Hart

43

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Boy In The Box by Corey Hart
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32

THE IMMORTAL GLENN MILLER

Glenn Miller

34

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

The Immortal Glenn Miller by Glenn Miller
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33

OLD WAYS

Neil Young

29

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Old Ways by Neil Young
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34

FUNDAMENTAL

Mental As Anything

31

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Fundamental by Mental As Anything
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35

YOU REMIND ME OF A LOVE SONG

Patsy Riggir

27

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

You Remind Me Of A Love Song by Patsy Riggir
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36

CONTACT

Pointer Sisters

49

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Contact by Pointer Sisters
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Platinum record

37

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

40

Last week

25

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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38

FABLES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION

R.E.M.

30

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Fables Of The Reconstruction by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

39

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

Paul Young

33

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

The Secret Of Association by Paul Young
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40

BEST OF THE EAGLES

The Eagles

1

Weeks

WEA

Best Of The Eagles by The Eagles
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41

CAFE BLEU

Style Council

44

Last week

44

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cafe Bleu by Style Council
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42

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

44

Last week

26

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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Platinum record

43

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

48

Last week

26

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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44

ALL OVER THE PLACE

The Bangles

50

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All Over The Place by The Bangles
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45

BEHIND THE SUN

Eric Clapton

28

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Behind The Sun by Eric Clapton
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46

AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY

Prince

46

Last week

23

Weeks

WEA

Around The World In A Day by Prince
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47

PAINTED YEARS

Netherworld Dancing Toys

35

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

Painted Years by Netherworld Dancing Toys
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48

FLAUNT THE IMPERFECTION

China Crisis

49

Last week

17

Weeks

VIRGIN

Flaunt The Imperfection by China Crisis
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49

FACE VALUE

Phil Collins

45

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Face Value by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

50

ARENA

Duran Duran

42

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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