Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

DIESEL & DUST

Midnight Oil

2

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Diesel & Dust by Midnight Oil
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2

DANCING WITH STRANGERS

Chris Rea

1

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dancing With Strangers by Chris Rea
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Platinum record

3

BAD

Michael Jackson

3

Last week

5

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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4

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

5

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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Platinum record

5

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

6

Last week

29

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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6

LA BAMBA OST

Various

4

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

La Bamba OST by Various
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Platinum record

7

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

7

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

8

SOLITUDE STANDING

Suzanne Vega

8

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Solitude Standing by Suzanne Vega
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9

ACTUALLY

Pet Shop Boys

12

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Actually by Pet Shop Boys
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10

KIRI SINGS GERSHWIN

Kiri Te Kanawa

9

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Kiri Sings Gershwin by Kiri Te Kanawa
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Platinum record

11

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

33

Last week

32

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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12

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

14

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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13

CROSSROADS OST

Ry Cooder

11

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Crossroads OST by Ry Cooder
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14

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

26

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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15

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

13

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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16

WHO'S THAT GIRL OST

Madonna

10

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Who's That Girl OST by Madonna
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Platinum record

17

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

15

Last week

35

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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18

SOUTH

Shona Laing

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

South by Shona Laing
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Platinum record

19

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

16

Last week

17

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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20

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

18

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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21

RADIO K.A.O.S.

Roger Waters

27

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Radio K.A.O.S. by Roger Waters
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22

DOOR TO DOOR

The Cars

17

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Door To Door by The Cars
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23

F.L.M.

Mel & Kim

23

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

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

24

SO

Peter Gabriel

28

Last week

60

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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25

BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

Los Lobos

25

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

By The Light Of The Moon by Los Lobos
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26

DARKLANDS

The Jesus & Mary Chain

1

Weeks

WEA

Darklands by The Jesus & Mary Chain
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Platinum record

27

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

19

Last week

51

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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28

RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

Level 42

22

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Running In The Family by Level 42
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29

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

49

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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Platinum record

30

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

30

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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31

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

24

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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Platinum record

32

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

34

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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33

THIRD WORLD CHILD

Johnny Clegg & Savuka

20

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Third World Child by Johnny Clegg & Savuka
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34

FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT

Jennifer Warnes

38

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Famous Blue Raincoat by Jennifer Warnes
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Platinum record

35

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

21

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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36

AMAZULU

Amazulu

40

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amazulu by Amazulu
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37

RHYTHM KILLERS

Sly & Robbie

35

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rhythm Killers by Sly & Robbie
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38

SIGN O THE TIMES

Prince

31

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

Sign O The Times by Prince
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Platinum record

39

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

37

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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40

BODY & SOUL

Jenny Morris

32

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Body & Soul by Jenny Morris
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41

DUOTONES

Kenny G

5

Weeks

BMG

Duotones by Kenny G
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42

LET IT LOOSE

Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine

48

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Let It Loose by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
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Platinum record

43

ONE VOICE

Barbra Streisand

42

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

One Voice by Barbra Streisand
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44

IT'S BETTER TO TRAVEL

Swing Out Sister

46

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

It's Better To Travel by Swing Out Sister
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45

LIVE AT WINTERLAND

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live At Winterland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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46

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

36

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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47

HEARSAY

Alexander O'Neal

1

Weeks

CBS

Hearsay by Alexander O'Neal
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48

NEVER LET ME DOWN

David Bowie

44

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Never Let Me Down by David Bowie
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49

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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Platinum record

50

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

39

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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