Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

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1

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

1

Last week

6

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FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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2

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

3

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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3

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

5

Last week

28

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WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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4

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

2

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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5

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

4

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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6

SIGN O THE TIMES

Prince

8

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Sign O The Times by Prince
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7

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

7

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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8

FUNKYTOWN

Pseudo Echo

6

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Funkytown by Pseudo Echo
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9

LIFE LOVE AND PAIN

Club Nouveau

9

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Life Love And Pain by Club Nouveau
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10

TRIO

Parton/Harris/Ronstadt

13

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Trio by Parton/Harris/Ronstadt
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11

SO

Peter Gabriel

10

Last week

37

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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12

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

18

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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13

UNDER THE BLUE MOON

New Edition

19

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Under The Blue Moon by New Edition
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14

HOWLING

The Angels

22

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Howling by The Angels
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15

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

12

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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16

BLOW YOUR COOL

Hoodoo Gurus

21

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Blow Your Cool by Hoodoo Gurus
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17

NEVER LET ME DOWN

David Bowie

14

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Never Let Me Down by David Bowie
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18

REVENGE

Eurythmics

11

Last week

36

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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19

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

28

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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20

EVERYTHING TO ME

Boris Gardiner

15

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Everything To Me by Boris Gardiner
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21

WILD FRONTIER

Gary Moore

16

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Wild Frontier by Gary Moore
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22

GENESIS

Genesis

17

Last week

112

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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23

RAPTURE

Anita Baker

24

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Rapture by Anita Baker
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24

YOUR AVERAGE AUSTRALIAN YOBBO

Kevin Bloody Wilson

42

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Your Average Australian Yobbo by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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25

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

20

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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26

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

33

Last week

45

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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27

CLUB MIX EP

ZZ Top

32

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Club Mix Ep by ZZ Top
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28

ALF

Alison Moyet

39

Last week

48

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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29

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

25

Last week

40

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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30

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

45

Last week

105

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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31

LICENSED TO ILL

Beastie Boys

26

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
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32

SHAKE YOU DOWN

Gregory Abbott

27

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott
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33

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

44

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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34

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

30

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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35

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

38

Last week

39

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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36

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

50

Last week

32

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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37

INFECTED

The The

50

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

Infected by The The
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38

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

29

Last week

27

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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39

ARETHA

Aretha Franklin

41

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Aretha by Aretha Franklin
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40

THE WHOLE STORY

Kate Bush

35

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

The Whole Story by Kate Bush
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41

WAREHOUSE: SONGS & STORIES

Husker Du

40

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Warehouse: Songs & Stories by Husker Du
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42

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

37

Last week

34

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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43

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE - SINGLES

The Police

39

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Every Breath You Take - Singles by The Police
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44

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

36

Last week

42

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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45

GREATEST HITS

Queen

47

Last week

2

Weeks

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EMI

Greatest Hits by Queen
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46

THE WORLD WON'T LISTEN

The Smiths

31

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

The World Won't Listen by The Smiths
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47

COUNT THREE AND PRAY

Berlin

34

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Count Three And Pray by Berlin
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48

TALKING WITH THE TAXMAN

Billy Bragg

40

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Talking With The Taxman by Billy Bragg
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49

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

46

Last week

33

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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50

THE WAY IT IS

Bruce Hornsby

23

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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