Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT OST

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert OST by Various
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Platinum record

2

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

2

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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Platinum record

3

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

5

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

4

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

3

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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5

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

10

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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6

WIRED WORLD OF SPORT 2

The 12th Man

6

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Wired World Of Sport 2 by The 12th Man
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Platinum record

7

MONSTER

R.E.M.

4

Last week

17

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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8

GOOD NEWS FROM THE NEXT WORLD

Simple Minds

9

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Good News From The Next World by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

9

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

7

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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10

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

8

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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11

I AIN'T MOVIN

Des'ree

23

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

I Ain't Movin by Des'ree
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12

PULP FICTION OST

Various

41

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Pulp Fiction OST by Various
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Platinum record

13

SEAL II

Seal

13

Last week

33

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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14

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

11

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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15

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

16

Last week

22

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

16

LABOUR OF LOVE I & II

UB40

14

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love I & Ii by UB40
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17

SMASH

The Offspring

20

Last week

5

Weeks

SHOCK/BMG

Smash by The Offspring
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18

DOOKIE

Green Day

26

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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Platinum record

19

HIT LIST

Cliff Richard

12

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Hit List by Cliff Richard
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20

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

15

Last week

13

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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Platinum record

21

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

17

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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22

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

24

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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Platinum record

23

TEN

Pearl Jam

31

Last week

118

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

24

LEGEND

Bob Marley

19

Last week

53

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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Platinum record

25

TRACTION

Supergroove

18

Last week

31

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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26

MIGHTY JOE MOON

Grant Lee Buffalo

34

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Mighty Joe Moon by Grant Lee Buffalo
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Platinum record

27

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

21

Last week

75

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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28

DUMMY

Portishead

32

Last week

5

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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29

PERMANENT SHADE OF BLUE

Roachford

38

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Permanent Shade Of Blue by Roachford
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Platinum record

30

THE BEST OF

Sade

22

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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Platinum record

31

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

29

Last week

72

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

32

VS

Pearl Jam

25

Last week

64

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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33

EVERYBODY ELSE IS DOING IT SO WHY CAN'T WE?

The Cranberries

35

Last week

10

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We? by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

34

GREATEST HITS 1 & 2

Queen

30

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 & 2 by Queen
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Platinum record

35

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

27

Last week

12

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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Platinum record

36

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

28

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

37

LION KING OST

Various

37

Last week

27

Weeks

SONY

Lion King OST by Various
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Platinum record

38

NEVERMIND

Nirvana

48

Last week

44

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Nevermind by Nirvana
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Platinum record

39

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

45

Last week

35

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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Platinum record

40

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

33

Last week

43

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

41

II

Boyz II Men

36

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ii by Boyz II Men
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42

PROTECTION

Massive Attack

39

Last week

15

Weeks

VIRGIN

Protection by Massive Attack
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Platinum record

43

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

40

Last week

47

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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44

WILDFLOWERS

Tom Petty

48

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Wildflowers by Tom Petty
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45

BODY BLOW

Headless Chickens

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Body Blow by Headless Chickens
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46

ALTITUDE

Alt

1

Weeks

EMI

Altitude by Alt
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Platinum record

47

GREATEST HITS

Bob Seger

47

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Bob Seger
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48

GREATEST HITS

Gipsy Kings

1

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Gipsy Kings
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Platinum record

49

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

45

Last week

40

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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Platinum record

50

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

46

Last week

73

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

JAMMIN'2

Various

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jammin'2 by Various
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2

STOLEN MOMENTS - RED HOT & COOL

Various

3

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Stolen Moments - Red Hot & Cool by Various
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3

BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Boys Are Back In Town by Various
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4

THE TRIP VOLUME 4

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 4 by Various
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Platinum record

5

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

4

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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6

TURN DOWN THE LIGHTS - 100% PURE SLOW JAMS

Various

6

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Turn Down The Lights - 100% Pure Slow Jams by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums