Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

2

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

2

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

3

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

3

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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4

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

7

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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Platinum record

5

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

4

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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6

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

6

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Who's Zoomin' Who? by Aretha Franklin
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Platinum record

7

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

5

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

8

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

8

Last week

49

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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9

IN SQUARE CIRCLE

Stevie Wonder

1

Weeks

RCA

In Square Circle by Stevie Wonder
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Platinum record

10

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

10

Last week

18

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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11

BAGGARIDDEM

UB40

11

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Baggariddem by UB40
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12

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

19

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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13

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

15

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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Platinum record

14

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

9

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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15

OIL AND GOLD

Shriekback

14

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Oil And Gold by Shriekback
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Platinum record

16

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

12

Last week

44

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

17

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

27

Last week

54

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

18

GO WEST

Go West

16

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

19

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

13

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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20

HOUNDS OF LOVE

Kate Bush

21

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
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21

A SECRET WISH

Propaganda

25

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Secret Wish by Propaganda
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22

CUTS LIKE A KNIFE

Bryan Adams

43

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cuts Like A Knife by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

24

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

24

Last week

67

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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25

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

18

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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Platinum record

26

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

23

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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27

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

20

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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Platinum record

28

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

29

Last week

28

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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Platinum record

29

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

22

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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Platinum record

30

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

32

Last week

29

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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31

VITAL IDOL

Billy Idol

30

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vital Idol by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

32

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

26

Last week

57

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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Platinum record

33

GENESIS

Genesis

28

Last week

65

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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34

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

37

Last week

29

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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35

TWO SHADES OF GRAY

Gray Bartlett

31

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Two Shades Of Gray by Gray Bartlett
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36

FUNDAMENTAL

Mental As Anything

46

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Fundamental by Mental As Anything
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37

ALL OVER THE PLACE

The Bangles

39

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All Over The Place by The Bangles
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38

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

41

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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Platinum record

39

THE SWING

INXS

43

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

The Swing by INXS
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40

BEST OF THE EAGLES

The Eagles

34

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Best Of The Eagles by The Eagles
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41

CATS

Original Australian Cast Recording

39

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cats by Original Australian Cast Recording
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Platinum record

42

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

50

Last week

91

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

43

MADONNA

Madonna

43

Last week

22

Weeks

WEA

Madonna by Madonna
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Platinum record

44

ARENA

Duran Duran

50

Last week

33

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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45

CUPID & PSYCHE 85

Scritti Politti

45

Last week

14

Weeks

VIRGIN

Cupid & Psyche 85 by Scritti Politti
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46

CULPRIT AND THE KING

The Mockers

38

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Culprit And The King by The Mockers
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47

BOY IN THE BOX

Corey Hart

44

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Boy In The Box by Corey Hart
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48

BEHIND THE SUN

Eric Clapton

36

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Behind The Sun by Eric Clapton
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49

FABLES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION

R.E.M.

45

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Fables Of The Reconstruction by R.E.M.
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50

CRUSH

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

50

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Crush by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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