Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

1

Last week

21

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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2

F.L.M.

Mel & Kim

3

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

F.L.M. by Mel & Kim
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3

SOLITUDE STANDING

Suzanne Vega

2

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Solitude Standing by Suzanne Vega
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Platinum record

4

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

6

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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5

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

5

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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Platinum record

6

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

4

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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7

FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT

Jennifer Warnes

8

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Famous Blue Raincoat by Jennifer Warnes
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Platinum record

8

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

9

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

9

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

10

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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10

RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

Level 42

11

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Running In The Family by Level 42
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11

ONE VOICE

Barbra Streisand

7

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

One Voice by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

12

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

14

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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Platinum record

13

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

13

Last week

43

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

14

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

12

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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Platinum record

15

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

16

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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16

IT'S BETTER TO TRAVEL

Swing Out Sister

20

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

It's Better To Travel by Swing Out Sister
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17

FALSE ACCUSATIONS

Robert Cray

18

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

False Accusations by Robert Cray
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18

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

19

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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Platinum record

19

SO

Peter Gabriel

22

Last week

52

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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20

SHE WAS ONLY A GROCERS DAUGHTER

The Blow Monkeys

15

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

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

21

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

21

Last week

27

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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22

BON JOVI

Bon Jovi

46

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Bon Jovi by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

23

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

31

Last week

98

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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24

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

Europe

17

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

The Final Countdown by Europe
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25

THIRD WORLD CHILD

Johnny Clegg & Savuka

25

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Third World Child by Johnny Clegg & Savuka
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26

KEEP YOUR DISTANCE

Curiosity Killed the Cat

1

Weeks

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Keep Your Distance by Curiosity Killed the Cat
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27

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

23

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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28

BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

Los Lobos

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

By The Light Of The Moon by Los Lobos
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29

IT'S THE NEW STYLE

Def-Jam

1

Weeks

CBS

It's The New Style by Def-Jam
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30

LET ME UP (I'VE HAD ENOUGH)

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

27

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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31

DANCING ON THE COUCH

Go West

34

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dancing On The Couch by Go West
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Platinum record

32

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

30

Last week

56

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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33

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

41

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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34

PRIVATE REVOLUTION

World Party

37

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Revolution by World Party
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35

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

Echo & The Bunnymen

26

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Echo And The Bunnymen by Echo & The Bunnymen
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36

LONDON O HULL 4

The Housemartins

48

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

London O Hull 4 by The Housemartins
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Platinum record

37

ALF

Alison Moyet

41

Last week

53

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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38

KISS ME KISS ME KISS ME

The Cure

24

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me by The Cure
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Platinum record

39

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

35

Last week

55

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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40

ARDIJAH

Ardijah

36

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Ardijah by Ardijah
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Platinum record

41

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

32

Last week

30

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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42

OUT FOR THE NIGHT LIVE!

Knightshade

50

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out For The Night Live! by Knightshade
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43

LIVE IN MOSCOW

UB40

38

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Live In Moscow by UB40
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44

CROSSROADS OST

Ry Cooder

47

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Crossroads OST by Ry Cooder
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45

STAN CAMPBELL

Stan Campbell

28

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Stan Campbell by Stan Campbell
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46

SAINT JULIAN

Julian Cope

33

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Saint Julian by Julian Cope
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47

EVERLASTING

Natalie Cole

1

Weeks

EMI

Everlasting by Natalie Cole
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48

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

45

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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49

SENTIMENTAL HYGIENE

Warren Zevon

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Sentimental Hygiene by Warren Zevon
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50

WHO'S BEEN TALKIN'

The Robert Cray Band

29

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Who's Been Talkin' by The Robert Cray Band
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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