Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

FORE

Huey Lewis & The News

5

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fore by Huey Lewis & The News
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2

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

3

Last week

8

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

3

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

2

Last week

20

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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4

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

6

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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5

SCOUNDREL DAYS

A-ha

7

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Scoundrel Days by A-ha
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Platinum record

6

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

8

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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Platinum record

7

TRUE STORIES

Talking Heads

1

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

True Stories by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

8

REVENGE

Eurythmics

10

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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9

CONTROL

Janet Jackson

9

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Control by Janet Jackson
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Platinum record

10

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

4

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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11

INTO THE LIGHT

Chris De Burgh

15

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Light by Chris De Burgh
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12

TRUE COLOURS

Cyndi Lauper

11

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

True Colours by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

13

THE FINAL

Wham

12

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

The Final by Wham
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Platinum record

14

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

14

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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15

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

16

GENESIS

Genesis

16

Last week

92

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

17

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

22

Last week

74

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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18

HIGHLIGHTS OF A DANGEROUS LIFE

Johnnys

13

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Highlights Of A Dangerous Life by Johnnys
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19

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

24

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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20

AMPLIFIER

Dance Exponents

18

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Amplifier by Dance Exponents
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21

SHIPSHAPE AND BRISTOL FASHION

Hello Sailor

1

Weeks

CBS

Shipshape And Bristol Fashion by Hello Sailor
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22

SO

Peter Gabriel

29

Last week

22

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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Platinum record

23

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

27

Last week

31

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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24

BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE

Steve Winwood

17

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Back In The High Life by Steve Winwood
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25

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

31

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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26

RAT IN THE KITCHEN

UB40

23

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

Rat In The Kitchen by UB40
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Platinum record

27

THE BLUES BROTHERS OST

Various

25

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

The Blues Brothers OST by Various
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28

REBEL MUSIC

Bob Marley

19

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Music by Bob Marley
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29

TOP GUN OST

Various

21

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Top Gun OST by Various
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Platinum record

30

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

32

Last week

69

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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31

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

1

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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32

THE PACIFIC AGE

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Pacific Age by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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33

CRASH

The Human League

36

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Crash by The Human League
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34

SOMEWHERE IN TIME

Iron Maiden

26

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
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35

BIG NIGHT MUSIC

Shriekback

20

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Night Music by Shriekback
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Platinum record

36

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

35

Last week

47

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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37

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

28

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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38

THE BRIDGE

Billy Joel

44

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

The Bridge by Billy Joel
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39

PRIMITIVE LOVE

Miami Sound Machine

30

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Primitive Love by Miami Sound Machine
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Platinum record

40

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

34

Last week

48

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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41

LOVE ZONE

Billy Ocean

40

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Love Zone by Billy Ocean
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Platinum record

42

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

38

Last week

79

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

43

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

39

Last week

66

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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44

WEST SIDE STORY HIGHLIGHTS

Kiri Te Kanawa

42

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

West Side Story Highlights by Kiri Te Kanawa
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45

LOVE SONGS

John Rowles

37

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Love Songs by John Rowles
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46

SPORTS

Huey Lewis & The News

49

Last week

32

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sports by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

47

TIME PIECES

Eric Clapton

47

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Time Pieces by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

48

LEGEND

Bob Marley

43

Last week

28

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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Platinum record

49

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

44

Last week

83

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

50

STREETLIFE

Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music

43

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Streetlife by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music
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