Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE - SINGLES

The Police

2

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Every Breath You Take - Singles by The Police
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2

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

1

Last week

12

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

3

FORE

Huey Lewis & The News

4

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fore by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

4

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

3

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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Platinum record

5

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

10

Last week

24

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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Platinum record

6

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

6

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

7

TRUE STORIES

Talking Heads

5

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

True Stories by Talking Heads
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8

SCOUNDREL DAYS

A-ha

15

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Scoundrel Days by A-ha
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Platinum record

9

REVENGE

Eurythmics

9

Last week

20

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

10

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

7

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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11

INTO THE LIGHT

Chris De Burgh

16

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Light by Chris De Burgh
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12

RAISING HELL

Run DMC

8

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Raising Hell by Run DMC
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13

INSIDE STORY

Grace Jones

12

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Inside Story by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

14

GENESIS

Genesis

13

Last week

96

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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15

THE PACIFIC AGE

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

17

Last week

5

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Pacific Age by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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16

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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17

NOTORIOUS

Duran Duran

1

Weeks

EMI

Notorious by Duran Duran
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18

INFECTED

The The

14

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Infected by The The
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19

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN LIVE 1975-86

Bruce Springsteen

11

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Bruce Springsteen Live 1975-86 by Bruce Springsteen
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20

SOUTH PACIFIC

Te Kanawa/Carreras/Vaughan/Patinkin

35

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

South Pacific by Te Kanawa/Carreras/Vaughan/Patinkin
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Platinum record

21

THE FINAL

Wham

19

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

The Final by Wham
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22

FOOTROT FLAT: THE DOGS TALE OST

Dave Dobbyn

1

Weeks

CBS

Footrot Flat: The Dogs Tale OST by Dave Dobbyn
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23

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

22

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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Platinum record

24

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

31

Last week

35

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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25

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

21

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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26

CONTROL

Janet Jackson

18

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Control by Janet Jackson
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27

THE WHOLE STORY

Kate Bush

30

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

The Whole Story by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

28

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

25

Last week

78

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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29

TRUE COLOURS

Cyndi Lauper

20

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

True Colours by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

30

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

26

Last week

73

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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31

RUDE RIDES AGAIN

Rodney Rude

50

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Rude Rides Again by Rodney Rude
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32

DISCO

Pet Shop Boys

1

Weeks

EMI

Disco by Pet Shop Boys
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33

GOOD TO GO LOVER

Gwen Guthrie

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Good To Go Lover by Gwen Guthrie
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34

COMMUNARDS

The Communards

48

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communards by The Communards
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Platinum record

35

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

27

Last week

52

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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36

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

29

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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37

LEATHER JACKETS

Elton John

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Leather Jackets by Elton John
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38

NO 10 UPPING ST

Big Audio Dynamite

23

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

No 10 Upping St by Big Audio Dynamite
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39

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

43

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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40

LIVE MAGIC

Queen

1

Weeks

EMI

Live Magic by Queen
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Platinum record

41

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

45

Last week

70

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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42

SEA OF TRANQUILITY

Phil Coulter

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Sea Of Tranquility by Phil Coulter
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43

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SUPERTRAMP

Supertramp

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Autobiography Of Supertramp by Supertramp
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44

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

37

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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45

BETWEEN TWO FIRES

Paul Young

1

Weeks

CBS

Between Two Fires by Paul Young
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46

TOUCH ME

Samantha Fox

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Touch Me by Samantha Fox
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47

BROTHERHOOD

New Order

24

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Brotherhood by New Order
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48

SO

Peter Gabriel

33

Last week

26

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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49

BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE

Steve Winwood

34

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Back In The High Life by Steve Winwood
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Platinum record

50

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

40

Last week

83

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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