1981 Top 40 Official Albums Chart UK Archive

26th December 1981

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 1
THE VISITORS

THE VISITORS

ABBA

2 2
GREATEST HITS

GREATEST HITS

QUEEN

3 3
DARE

DARE

HUMAN LEAGUE

4 4
CHART HITS '81

CHART HITS '81

VARIOUS ARTISTS

5 5
PRINCE CHARMING

PRINCE CHARMING

ADAM AND THE ANTS

6 6
PEARLS

PEARLS

ELKIE BROOKS

7 11
WIRED FOR SOUND

WIRED FOR SOUND

CLIFF RICHARD

8 7
THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL COLLECTION

THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL COLLECTION

SIMON AND GARFUNKEL

9 8
THE BEST OF BLONDIE

THE BEST OF BLONDIE

BLONDIE

10 12
GHOST IN THE MACHINE

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

POLICE

11 19
LOVE SONGS

LOVE SONGS

CLIFF RICHARD

12 10
SHAKY

SHAKY

SHAKIN' STEVENS

13 16
TONIGHT I'M YOURS

TONIGHT I'M YOURS

ROD STEWART

14 13
ARCHITECTURE & MORALITY

ARCHITECTURE & MORALITY

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

15 9
BEGIN THE BEGUINE

BEGIN THE BEGUINE

JULIO IGLESIAS

16 20
HOOKED ON CLASSICS

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

LOUIS CLARK AND ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

17 14
FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK

AC/DC

18 15
NON-STOP EROTIC CABARET

NON-STOP EROTIC CABARET

SOFT CELL

19 NEW
HITS HITS HITS

HITS HITS HITS

VARIOUS ARTISTS

20 18
HANSIMANIA

HANSIMANIA

JAMES LAST

21 31
MADNESS 7

MADNESS 7

MADNESS

22 21
IF I SHOULD LOVE AGAIN

IF I SHOULD LOVE AGAIN

BARRY MANILOW

23 17
WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE?

WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE?

DIANA ROSS

24 24
ALL THE GREAT HITS

ALL THE GREAT HITS

DIANA ROSS

25 34
CHAS AND DAVE'S CHRISTMAS JAMBOREE BAG

CHAS AND DAVE'S CHRISTMAS JAMBOREE BAG

CHAS AND DAVE

26 23
THE PICK OF BILLY CONNOLLY

THE PICK OF BILLY CONNOLLY

BILLY CONNOLLY

27 22
HEDGEHOG SANDWICH

HEDGEHOG SANDWICH

NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS

28 RE
HAWAIIAN PARADISE/CHRISTMAS

HAWAIIAN PARADISE/CHRISTMAS

WOUT STEENHUIS

29 32
THE LEGEND OF MARIO LANZA

THE LEGEND OF MARIO LANZA

MARIO LANZA

30 NEW
WE ARE MOST AMUSED (BEST OF BRITISH COMEDY)

WE ARE MOST AMUSED (BEST OF BRITISH COMEDY)

VARIOUS ARTISTS

31 25
ONCE UPON A TIME - THE SINGLES

ONCE UPON A TIME - THE SINGLES

SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES

32 30
ALMOST BLUE

ALMOST BLUE

ELVIS COSTELLO

33 27
PERHAPS LOVE

PERHAPS LOVE

PLACIDO DOMINGO AND JOHN DENVER

34 35
BAT OUT OF HELL

BAT OUT OF HELL

MEAT LOAF

35 28
CHANGESTWOBOWIE

CHANGESTWOBOWIE

DAVID BOWIE

36 33
COUNTRY GIRL

COUNTRY GIRL

BILLIE JO SPEARS

37 38
THE GEORGE BENSON COLLECTION

THE GEORGE BENSON COLLECTION

GEORGE BENSON

38 36
TIN DRUM

TIN DRUM

JAPAN

39 29
BEST OF RAINBOW

BEST OF RAINBOW

RAINBOW

40 26
RAISE!

RAISE!

EARTH, WIND & FIRE

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