1981 Top 40 Official Albums Chart UK Archive

28th February 1981

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 1
FACE VALUE

FACE VALUE

PHIL COLLINS

2 2
DOUBLE FANTASY

DOUBLE FANTASY

JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO

3 4
DIFFICULT TO CURE

DIFFICULT TO CURE

RAINBOW

4 5
VIENNA

VIENNA

ULTRAVOX

5 3
MOVING PICTURES

MOVING PICTURES

RUSH

6 11
THE JAZZ SINGER

THE JAZZ SINGER

NEIL DIAMOND

7 6
KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER

ADAM AND THE ANTS

8 7
DANCE CRAZE

DANCE CRAZE

ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

9 NEW
STRAY CATS

STRAY CATS

STRAY CATS

10 10
MAKING MOVIES

MAKING MOVIES

DIRE STRAITS

11 9
MANILOW MAGIC

MANILOW MAGIC

BARRY MANILOW

12 NEW
KILLERS

KILLERS

IRON MAIDEN

13 12
THE VERY BEST OF DAVID BOWIE

THE VERY BEST OF DAVID BOWIE

DAVID BOWIE

14 8
THEMENINBLACK

THEMENINBLACK

STRANGLERS

15 15
GUILTY

GUILTY

BARBRA STREISAND

16 19
VISAGE

VISAGE

VISAGE

17 25
SOUTHERN FREEEZ

SOUTHERN FREEEZ

FREEEZ

18 16
IMAGINE

IMAGINE

JOHN LENNON AND THE PLASTIC ONO BAND

19 20
HIT MACHINE

HIT MACHINE

VARIOUS ARTISTS

20 26
ABSOLUTELY

ABSOLUTELY

MADNESS

21 18
DIMINISHED RESPONSIBILITY

DIMINISHED RESPONSIBILITY

UK SUBS

22 13
SHAVED FISH

SHAVED FISH

JOHN LENNON AND THE PLASTIC ONO BAND

23 22
SUPER TROUPER

SUPER TROUPER

ABBA

24 14
BARRY

BARRY

BARRY MANILOW

25 28
DIRK WEARS WHITE SOX

DIRK WEARS WHITE SOX

ADAM AND THE ANTS

26 23
DR HOOK GREATEST HITS

DR HOOK GREATEST HITS

DR. HOOK

27 17
ARC OF A DIVER

ARC OF A DIVER

STEVE WINWOOD

28 24
HOTTER THAN JULY

HOTTER THAN JULY

STEVIE WONDER

29 27
FAWLTY TOWERS VOL. 2

FAWLTY TOWERS VOL. 2

VARIOUS ARTISTS

30 32
TAKE MY TIME

TAKE MY TIME

SHEENA EASTON

31 39
MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

MY LIFE IN THE BUSH OF GHOSTS

BRIAN ENO AND DAVID BYRNE

32 38
SIGNING OFF

SIGNING OFF

UB40

33 21
AUTOAMERICAN

AUTOAMERICAN

BLONDIE

34 40
REMAIN IN LIGHT

REMAIN IN LIGHT

TALKING HEADS

35 36
SOUND AFFECTS

SOUND AFFECTS

JAM

36 RE
THE RIVER

THE RIVER

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

37 30
TRUST

TRUST

ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS

38 34
BAT OUT OF HELL

BAT OUT OF HELL

MEAT LOAF

39 37
PARADISE THEATER

PARADISE THEATER

STYX

40 29
CANDLES

CANDLES

HEATWAVE

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