Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

RATTLE & HUM

U2

1

Last week

3

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Rattle & Hum by U2
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Platinum record

2

TOUR OF DUTY OST

Various

3

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Tour Of Duty OST by Various
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Platinum record

3

MONEY FOR NOTHING

Dire Straits

2

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Money For Nothing by Dire Straits
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4

APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION

Guns N' Roses

5

Last week

10

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
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Platinum record

5

NEW JERSEY

Bon Jovi

4

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

New Jersey by Bon Jovi
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6

DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK

The Robert Cray Band

6

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark by The Robert Cray Band
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7

UNION

Toni Childs

7

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Union by Toni Childs
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8

PUSH

Bros

8

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Push by Bros
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Platinum record

9

KICK

INXS

11

Last week

51

Weeks

WEA

Kick by INXS
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Platinum record

10

TRACY CHAPMAN

Tracy Chapman

9

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
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Platinum record

11

KYLIE COLLECTION

Kylie Minogue

13

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Kylie Collection by Kylie Minogue
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Platinum record

12

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

10

Last week

46

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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Platinum record

13

AGE OF REASON

John Farnham

16

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

Age Of Reason by John Farnham
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Platinum record

14

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

12

Last week

68

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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15

INTROSPECTIVE

Pet Shop Boys

1

Weeks

EMI

Introspective by Pet Shop Boys
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16

SAVAGE

Eurythmics

30

Last week

23

Weeks

BMG

Savage by Eurythmics
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17

SURFING WITH THE ALIEN

Joe Satriani

19

Last week

10

Weeks

JAY

Surfing With The Alien by Joe Satriani
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18

GO BANG

Shriekback

18

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go Bang by Shriekback
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19

SIMPLE PLEASURES

Bobby McFerrin

27

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Simple Pleasures by Bobby McFerrin
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Platinum record

20

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

20

Last week

82

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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21

TALK IS CHEAP

Keith Richards

15

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Talk Is Cheap by Keith Richards
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Platinum record

22

THE LONESOME JUBILEE

John Mellencamp

24

Last week

47

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lonesome Jubilee by John Mellencamp
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23

POPPED IN SOULED OUT

Wet Wet Wet

25

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Popped In Souled Out by Wet Wet Wet
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Platinum record

24

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

14

Last week

78

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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25

TAKE A CHANCE

Ardijah

21

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Take A Chance by Ardijah
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26

UB40

UB40

23

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Ub40 by UB40
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27

PEOPLE

Hothouse Flowers

29

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

People by Hothouse Flowers
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28

IRISH HEARTBEAT

Van Morrison

33

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Irish Heartbeat by Van Morrison
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Platinum record

29

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

17

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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30

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM OST

Various

26

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Good Morning Vietnam OST by Various
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Platinum record

31

TEMPLE OF LOW MEN

Crowded House

38

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Temple Of Low Men by Crowded House
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Platinum record

32

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

34

Last week

51

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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33

UP YOUR ALLEY

Joan Jett And The Blackhearts

31

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Up Your Alley by Joan Jett And The Blackhearts
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34

COCKTAIL OST

Various

39

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Cocktail OST by Various
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35

WIDE AWAKE IN DREAMLAND

Pat Benatar

42

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wide Awake In Dreamland by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

36

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

43

Last week

106

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

37

BAD

Michael Jackson

28

Last week

58

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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38

THE SHOUTING STAGE

Joan Armatrading

32

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Shouting Stage by Joan Armatrading
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39

SENSATION

The Fan Club

43

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Sensation by The Fan Club
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40

ROLL WITH IT

Steve Winwood

35

Last week

13

Weeks

VIRGIN

Roll With It by Steve Winwood
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41

SCENES FROM THE SOUTHSIDE

Bruce Hornsby & The Range

48

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Scenes From The Southside by Bruce Hornsby & The Range
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42

I'M REAL

James Brown

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

I'm Real by James Brown
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43

COLORS OST

Various

49

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Colors OST by Various
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44

EVEN WORSE

Weird Al Yankovic

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Even Worse by Weird Al Yankovic
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45

16 LOVERS LANE

The Go-Betweens

50

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

16 Lovers Lane by The Go-Betweens
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46

RANK

The Smiths

48

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Rank by The Smiths
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47

OPEN UP AND SAY . . . AAH!

Poison

22

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Open Up And Say . . . Aah! by Poison
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48

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

40

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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49

DON'T BE CRUEL

Bobby Brown

1

Weeks

WEA

Don't Be Cruel by Bobby Brown
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50

THE FIRST OF A MILLION KISSES

Fairground Attraction

36

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

The First Of A Million Kisses by Fairground Attraction
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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