1985 Top 40 Official Albums Chart UK Archive

17th August 1985

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 NEW
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 5

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 5

VARIOUS ARTISTS

2 17
LIKE A VIRGIN

LIKE A VIRGIN

MADONNA

3 1
BROTHERS IN ARMS

BROTHERS IN ARMS

DIRE STRAITS

4 2
BORN IN THE USA

BORN IN THE USA

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

5 3
BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

EURYTHMICS

6 4
SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

TEARS FOR FEARS

7 5
THE KENNY ROGERS STORY

THE KENNY ROGERS STORY

KENNY ROGERS

8 6
NO JACKET REQUIRED

NO JACKET REQUIRED

PHIL COLLINS

9 9
THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

10 15
THE FIRST ALBUM

THE FIRST ALBUM

MADONNA

11 12
U2 - LIVE UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2 - LIVE UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

12 7
THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

PAUL YOUNG

13 20
GO WEST

GO WEST

GO WEST

14 8
GREATEST HITS VOLUME I AND VOLUME II

GREATEST HITS VOLUME I AND VOLUME II

BILLY JOEL

15 14
GREATEST HITS

GREATEST HITS

QUEEN

16 11
PRIVATE DANCER

PRIVATE DANCER

TINA TURNER

17 10
ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

ALED JONES WITH BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS

18 NEW
RUM SODOMY AND THE LASH

RUM SODOMY AND THE LASH

POGUES

19 NEW
STREET SOUNDS EDITION 13

STREET SOUNDS EDITION 13

VARIOUS ARTISTS

20 13
THE DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

THE DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

STING

21 22
DIAMOND LIFE

DIAMOND LIFE

SADE

22 16
MISPLACED CHILDHOOD

MISPLACED CHILDHOOD

MARILLION

23 18
VOICES FROM THE HOLY LAND

VOICES FROM THE HOLY LAND

ALED JONES WITH THE BBC WELSH CHORUS

24 RE
ELIMINATOR

ELIMINATOR

ZZ TOP

25 32
VITAL IDOL

VITAL IDOL

BILLY IDOL

26 19
PHANTASMAGORIA

PHANTASMAGORIA

DAMNED

27 21
BOYS AND GIRLS

BOYS AND GIRLS

BRYAN FERRY

28 37
WIDE AWAKE IN AMERICA

WIDE AWAKE IN AMERICA

U2

29 24
FACE VALUE

FACE VALUE

PHIL COLLINS

30 26
SUDDENLY

SUDDENLY

BILLY OCEAN

31 30
RECKLESS

RECKLESS

BRYAN ADAMS

32 27
ALF

ALF

ALISON MOYET

33 25
LUXURY OF LIFE

LUXURY OF LIFE

FIVE STAR

34 RE
ALCHEMY - DIRE STRAITS LIVE

ALCHEMY - DIRE STRAITS LIVE

DIRE STRAITS

35 33
MAKE IT BIG

MAKE IT BIG

WHAM!

36 RE
HEARTBEAT CITY

HEARTBEAT CITY

CARS

37 29
WAR

WAR

U2

38 31
THE RIVER

THE RIVER

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

39 28
CUPID AND PSYCHE 85

CUPID AND PSYCHE 85

SCRITTI POLITTI

40 23
OUT NOW

OUT NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS

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