Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

2

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

2

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

4

Last week

21

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

3

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

32

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

4

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

3

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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5

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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6

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

6

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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7

IN SQUARE CIRCLE

Stevie Wonder

8

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

In Square Circle by Stevie Wonder
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8

OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT

Models

16

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
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9

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

12

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

10

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

7

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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11

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

1

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

12

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

13

Last week

20

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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13

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

1

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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Platinum record

14

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

10

Last week

51

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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15

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

9

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

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

16

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

11

Last week

44

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

17

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

15

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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18

BAGGARIDDEM

UB40

14

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Baggariddem by UB40
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Platinum record

19

GO WEST

Go West

21

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

20

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

22

Last week

56

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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21

HOUNDS OF LOVE

Kate Bush

17

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
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22

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

18

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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Platinum record

23

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

31

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

24

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

19

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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25

OIL AND GOLD

Shriekback

24

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Oil And Gold by Shriekback
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26

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

25

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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Platinum record

27

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

30

Last week

69

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

28

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

20

Last week

46

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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29

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

28

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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30

SOUL TO SOUL

Stevie Ray Vaughan

1

Weeks

CBS

Soul To Soul by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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31

A SECRET WISH

Propaganda

37

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Secret Wish by Propaganda
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32

ALL OVER THE PLACE

The Bangles

44

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All Over The Place by The Bangles
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Platinum record

34

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

32

Last week

59

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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Platinum record

35

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

26

Last week

31

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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36

BIG MUSIC

Machinations

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Music by Machinations
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37

VITAL IDOL

Billy Idol

27

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vital Idol by Billy Idol
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38

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

34

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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39

BEST OF THE EAGLES

The Eagles

41

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Best Of The Eagles by The Eagles
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40

CUTS LIKE A KNIFE

Bryan Adams

22

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cuts Like A Knife by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

41

GENESIS

Genesis

33

Last week

67

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

42

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

35

Last week

30

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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Platinum record

43

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

38

Last week

93

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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44

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

1

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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45

THAT'S THE SHORT AND LONG OF IT

Tall Dwarfs

1

Weeks

Flying Nun

That's The Short And Long Of It by Tall Dwarfs
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Platinum record

46

THE SWING

INXS

43

Last week

38

Weeks

WEA

The Swing by INXS
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47

FABLES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION

R.E.M.

49

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

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

48

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

42

Last week

31

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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49

CULPRIT AND THE KING

The Mockers

50

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Culprit And The King by The Mockers
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50

RUN FOR COVER

Gary Moore

23

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Run For Cover by Gary Moore
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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