Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

2

Last week

20

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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2

SOLITUDE STANDING

Suzanne Vega

1

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Solitude Standing by Suzanne Vega
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3

F.L.M.

Mel & Kim

3

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

F.L.M. by Mel & Kim
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Platinum record

4

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

5

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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5

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

6

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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Platinum record

6

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

4

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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7

ONE VOICE

Barbra Streisand

8

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

One Voice by Barbra Streisand
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8

FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT

Jennifer Warnes

1

Weeks

BMG

Famous Blue Raincoat by Jennifer Warnes
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Platinum record

9

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

7

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

10

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

9

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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11

RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

Level 42

11

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Running In The Family by Level 42
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Platinum record

12

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

13

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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Platinum record

13

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

10

Last week

42

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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14

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

15

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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15

SHE WAS ONLY A GROCERS DAUGHTER

The Blow Monkeys

17

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

She Was Only A Grocers Daughter by The Blow Monkeys
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Platinum record

16

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

12

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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17

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

Europe

14

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

The Final Countdown by Europe
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18

FALSE ACCUSATIONS

Robert Cray

25

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

False Accusations by Robert Cray
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19

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

19

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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20

IT'S BETTER TO TRAVEL

Swing Out Sister

20

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

It's Better To Travel by Swing Out Sister
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Platinum record

21

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

16

Last week

26

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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Platinum record

22

SO

Peter Gabriel

18

Last week

51

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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23

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

27

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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24

KISS ME KISS ME KISS ME

The Cure

28

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me by The Cure
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25

THIRD WORLD CHILD

Johnny Clegg & Savuka

1

Weeks

EMI

Third World Child by Johnny Clegg & Savuka
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26

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

Echo & The Bunnymen

1

Weeks

WEA

Echo And The Bunnymen by Echo & The Bunnymen
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27

LET ME UP (I'VE HAD ENOUGH)

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

32

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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28

STAN CAMPBELL

Stan Campbell

34

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Stan Campbell by Stan Campbell
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29

WHO'S BEEN TALKIN'

The Robert Cray Band

42

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Who's Been Talkin' by The Robert Cray Band
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Platinum record

30

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

35

Last week

55

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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Platinum record

31

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

22

Last week

97

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

32

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

31

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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33

SAINT JULIAN

Julian Cope

26

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Saint Julian by Julian Cope
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34

DANCING ON THE COUCH

Go West

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dancing On The Couch by Go West
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Platinum record

35

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

29

Last week

54

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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36

ARDIJAH

Ardijah

33

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Ardijah by Ardijah
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37

PRIVATE REVOLUTION

World Party

23

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Revolution by World Party
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38

LIVE IN MOSCOW

UB40

36

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Live In Moscow by UB40
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39

HOWLING

The Angels

21

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Howling by The Angels
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40

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

40

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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41

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

24

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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42

ALL IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Atlantic Starr

44

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

All In The Name Of Love by Atlantic Starr
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43

BEVERLY HILLS COP II OST

Various

1

Weeks

WEA

Beverly Hills Cop II OST by Various
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44

THE CLASSIC JACKIE WILSON

Jackie Wilson

39

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

The Classic Jackie Wilson by Jackie Wilson
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45

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

36

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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46

COLLABORATION

George Benson & Earl Klugh

1

Weeks

WEA

Collaboration by George Benson & Earl Klugh
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47

THE WAY IT IS

Bruce Hornsby

41

Last week

21

Weeks

RCA

The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby
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48

LONDON O HULL 4

The Housemartins

30

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

London O Hull 4 by The Housemartins
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Platinum record

49

GENESIS

Genesis

50

Last week

126

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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50

OUT FOR THE NIGHT LIVE!

Knightshade

37

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out For The Night Live! by Knightshade
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