Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

2

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

2

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

1

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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Platinum record

3

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

3

Last week

26

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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4

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

6

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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Platinum record

5

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

16

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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6

BLIND LEADING THE NAKED

Violent Femmes

1

Weeks

WEA

Blind Leading The Naked by Violent Femmes
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7

SEVEN THE HARD WAY

Pat Benatar

5

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Seven The Hard Way by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

8

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

9

Last week

31

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

9

GO WEST

Go West

12

Last week

28

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

10

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

4

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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11

ICE ON FIRE

Elton John

8

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ice On Fire by Elton John
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Platinum record

12

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

Spandau Ballet

9

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Singles Collection by Spandau Ballet
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13

PACK UP THE PLANTATION LIVE!

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

11

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Pack Up The Plantation Live! by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
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14

SCARECROW

John Mellancamp

15

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Scarecrow by John Mellancamp
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15

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

19

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

16

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

18

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

17

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

14

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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18

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

26

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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19

RUM, SODOMY AND THE LASH

The Pogues

20

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rum, Sodomy And The Lash by The Pogues
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20

RAIN DOGS

Tom Waits

17

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
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Platinum record

21

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

23

Last week

25

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

22

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

21

Last week

42

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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23

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

10

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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24

BIOGRAPH

Bob Dylan

13

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Biograph by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

25

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

33

Last week

61

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

26

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

22

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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27

OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT

Models

25

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
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28

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

24

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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Platinum record

29

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

27

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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30

WHITE CITY A NOVEL

Pete Townshend

47

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

White City A Novel by Pete Townshend
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Platinum record

31

ALF

Alison Moyet

31

Last week

44

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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Platinum record

32

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

34

Last week

79

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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33

DOG EAT DOG

Joni Mitchell

30

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Dog Eat Dog by Joni Mitchell
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Platinum record

34

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

29

Last week

54

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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35

ROCK A LITTLE

Stevie Nicks

49

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Rock A Little by Stevie Nicks
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36

THE LIVING ENZ

Split Enz

40

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Living Enz by Split Enz
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Platinum record

37

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

28

Last week

27

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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38

OIL AND GOLD

Shriekback

43

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Oil And Gold by Shriekback
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Platinum record

39

PROMISE

Sade

32

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Promise by Sade
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Platinum record

40

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

36

Last week

28

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

41

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

35

Last week

55

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

42

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

39

Last week

30

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

43

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

38

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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44

THIS IS BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite

1

Weeks

CBS

This Is Big Audio Dynamite by Big Audio Dynamite
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45

HOUNDS OF LOVE

Kate Bush

44

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
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46

PSYCHOCANDY

The Jesus & Mary Chain

42

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Psychocandy by The Jesus & Mary Chain
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47

CUT THE CRAP

The Clash

37

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Cut The Crap by The Clash
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48

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

41

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

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

49

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

43

Last week

66

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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50

SO RED THE ROSE

Arcadia

44

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

So Red The Rose by Arcadia
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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