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NEW ZEALAND (R.I.A.N.Z.) WEEKLY ALBUM CHARTS FROM 1983


R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing January 2,1983
TW LW TI TITLE Artist
 1  1 16 LOVE OVER GOLD-DIRE STRAITS
 2  2  7 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles
 3  3 13 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame
 4  4  6 GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3-Olivia Newton-John
 5  5  5 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon
 6  6 16 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners
 7  7  4 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz
 8  8 28 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand
 9  9  5 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club
10 10  9 WHEN I DREAM-Suzanne Prentice
11 11  5 CODA-Led Zeppelin
12 12 15 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse
13 13  5 FAMOUS LAST WORDS-Supertramp
14 14 12 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds
15 15  4 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar
16 16 18 THE LEXICON OF LOVE-ABC
17 17 28 AVALON-Roxy Music
18 18 11 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs
19 19 100 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits
20 20 14 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts

R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing January 9,1983
TW LW TI TITLE Artist
 1  1 17 LOVE OVER GOLD-DIRE STRAITS
2 2 8 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 3 3 14 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 4 4 7 GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3-Olivia Newton-John 5 5 6 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon 6 6 17 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 7 7 5 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 8 8 29 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand 9 9 6 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club 10 10 10 WHEN I DREAM-Suzanne Prentice 11 11 6 CODA-Led Zeppelin 12 12 16 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 13 13 6 FAMOUS LAST WORDS-Supertramp 14 14 13 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 15 15 5 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar 16 16 19 THE LEXICON OF LOVE-ABC 17 17 29 AVALON-Roxy Music 18 18 12 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 19 19 101 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 20 20 15 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing January 16,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 18 LOVE OVER GOLD-DIRE STRAITS
2 2 8 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 3 3 15 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 4 4 8 GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3-Olivia Newton-John 5 5 7 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon 6 6 18 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 7 7 6 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 8 8 30 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand 9 9 7 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club 10 10 11 WHEN I DREAM-Suzanne Prentice 11 11 7 CODA-Led Zeppelin 12 12 17 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 13 13 7 FAMOUS LAST WORDS-Supertramp 14 14 14 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 15 15 6 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar 16 16 20 THE LEXICON OF LOVE-ABC 17 17 30 AVALON-Roxy Music 18 18 13 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 19 19 102 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 20 20 16 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing January 23,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 7 7 ENZ OF AN ERA-SPLIT ENZ 2 12 18 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 3 - 1 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 4 2 9 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 5 1 19 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 6 3 16 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 7 5 8 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon 8 4 9 GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3-Olivia Newton-John 9 13 8 FAMOUS LAST WORDS-Supertramp 10 11 8 CODA-Led Zeppelin 11 - 1 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 12 14 15 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 13 6 19 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 14 34 65 FLOWERS-Icehouse 15 15 7 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar 16 8 31 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand 17 27 2 RECORDS:BEST OF FOREIGNER-Foreigner 18 20 17 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 19 22 14 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 20 9 8 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing January 30,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 8 ENZ OF AN ERA-SPLIT ENZ
2 2 19 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 3 - 1 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 4 3 2 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 5 5 20 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 6 18 18 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 7 4 10 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 8 6 17 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 9 12 16 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 10 19 15 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 11 11 2 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 12 9 9 FAMOUS LAST WORDS-Supertramp 13 13 20 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 14 7 9 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon 15 26 46 NIGHTCLUBBING-Grace Jones 16 20 9 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club 17 15 8 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar 18 31 6 UPSTAIRS AT ERIC'S-Yazoo 19 8 10 GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3-Olivia Newton-John 20 16 32 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing February 6,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 20 PRIMITIVE MAN-ICEHOUSE 2 1 9 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 3 3 2 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 4 5 21 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 5 4 3 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 6 - 1 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 7 41 14 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 8 24 12 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 9 8 18 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 10 6 19 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 11 31 2 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles 12 9 17 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 13 7 11 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 14 - 1 THE MESSAGE-Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 15 13 21 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 16 20 33 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand 17 38 2 DIG THE NEW BREED-The Jam 18 14 10 THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION-John Lennon 19 11 3 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 20 21 5 A KISS IN THE DREAMHOUSE-Siouxsie & The Banshees R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing February 13,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 21 PRIMITIVE MAN-ICEHOUSE
2 2 10 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 3 5 4 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 4 11 3 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles 5 3 3 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 6 4 22 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 7 7 15 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 8 6 2 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 9 8 13 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 10 10 20 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 11 - 1 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 12 9 19 FAME TV SOUNDTRACK-The Kids From Fame 13 13 12 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 14 34 2 I CAN'T STAND STILL-Don Henley 15 16 34 MEMORIES-Barbra Streisand 16 - 1 ANOTHER PAGE-Christopher Cross 17 33 7 SINGLES ALBUM-Siouxsie & The Banshees 18 26 49 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 19 15 22 TOO-RYE-AY-Dexy's Midnight Runners 20 22 10 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing February 20,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 22 PRIMITIVE MAN-ICEHOUSE
2 7 16 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 3 2 11 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 4 5 4 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 3 5 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 6 4 4 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles 7 6 23 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 8 8 3 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 9 16 2 ANOTHER PAGE-Christopher Cross 10 11 2 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 11 10 21 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 12 9 14 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 13 32 3 ARE YOU LONELY-Patsy Riggir 14 13 13 EAGLES GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2-The Eagles 15 25 19 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 16 17 8 SINGLES ALBUM-Siouxsie & The Banshees 17 28 10 GET NERVOUS-Pat Benatar 18 27 48 NIGHTCLUBBING-Grace Jones 19 14 3 I CAN'T STAND STILL-Don Henley 20 21 67 FLOWERS-Icehouse R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing February 27,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 17 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-SIMON & GARFUNKEL 2 1 23 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 3 - 1 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 4 4 5 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 5 6 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 6 3 12 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 7 7 24 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 8 6 5 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles 9 9 3 ANOTHER PAGE-Christopher Cross 10 8 4 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 11 11 22 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 12 15 20 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 13 23 22 SIMON & GARFUNKEL COLLECTION-Simon & Garfunkel 14 10 3 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 15 31 2 PORCUPINE-Echo & The Bunnymen 16 12 15 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 17 18 49 NIGHTCLUBBING-Grace Jones 18 16 9 SINGLES ALBUM-Siouxsie & The Banshees 19 21 7 A KISS IN THE DREAMHOUSE-Siouxsie & The Banshees 20 29 51 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing March 6,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 18 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-SIMON & GARFUNKEL
2 3 2 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 3 2 24 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 4 4 6 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 7 25 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 6 5 7 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 7 11 23 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 8 13 23 SIMON & GARFUNKEL COLLECTION-Simon & Garfunkel 9 6 13 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 10 8 6 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles 11 9 4 ANOTHER PAGE-Christopher Cross 12 14 4 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 13 10 5 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 14 21 2 THE DISTANCE-Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 15 15 3 PORCUPINE-Echo & The Bunnymen 16 41 3 SONGS-The Kids From Fame 17 22 69 FLOWERS-Icehouse 18 16 16 FOREVER NOW-Psychedelic Furs 19 12 21 NEW GOLD DREAM-Simple Minds 20 17 50 NIGHTCLUBBING-Grace Jones R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing March 13,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 3 GREATEST HITS-LITTLE RIVER BAND 2 1 19 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 3 3 25 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 4 4 7 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 22 3 ABBA:THE SINGLES-Abba 6 5 26 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 7 6 8 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 8 16 4 SONGS-The Kids From Fame 9 7 24 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 10 12 5 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 11 9 14 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 12 33 12 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 13 8 24 SIMON & GARFUNKEL COLLECTION-Simon & Garfunkel 14 29 53 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 15 39 8 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 16 - 1 GREATEST HITS-Dan Fogelberg 17 14 3 THE DISTANCE-Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 18 13 6 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye 19 28 107 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 20 10 7 BEATLES GREATEST HITS-The Beatles R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing March 20,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 4 GREATEST HITS-LITTLE RIVER BAND
2 6 27 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 3 3 26 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 4 2 20 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 5 4 8 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 6 5 4 ABBA:THE SINGLES-Abba 7 19 108 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 8 8 5 SONGS-The Kids From Fame 9 15 9 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 10 7 9 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 11 12 13 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 12 17 4 THE DISTANCE-Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 13 10 6 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 14 9 25 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 15 11 15 ENZ OF AN ERA-Split Enz 16 - 1 MONEY AND CIGARETTES-Eric Clapton 17 - 1 TRANS-Neil Young 18 14 54 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 19 24 5 PORCUPINE-Echo & The Bunnymen 20 18 7 MIDNIGHT LOVE-Marvin Gaye R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing March 27,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 5 GREATEST HITS-LITTLE RIVER BAND
2 2 28 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 3 5 9 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 4 3 27 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 5 9 10 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 6 4 21 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 7 7 109 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 8 25 3 GREATEST HITS-Dan Fogelberg 9 6 5 ABBA:THE SINGLES-Abba 10 13 7 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 11 14 26 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 12 11 14 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 13 17 2 TRANS-Neil Young 14 32 5 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 15 - 1 KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE-Eddy Grant 16 16 2 MONEY AND CIGARETTES-Eric Clapton 17 10 10 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 18 24 3 DIFFICULT SHAPES & PASSIVE RHYTHMS SOME PEOPLE THINK IT'S FUN TO ENTERTAIN-China Crisis 19 28 10 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 20 18 55 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing April 3,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 6 GREATEST HITS-LITTLE RIVER BAND
2 2 29 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 3 5 11 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 4 3 10 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 4 28 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 6 7 110 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 7 25 2 ALL THE BEST FROM ELVIS-Elvis Presley 8 14 6 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 9 15 2 KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE-Eddy Grant 10 13 3 TRANS-Neil Young 11 16 3 MONEY AND CIGARETTES-Eric Clapton 12 10 8 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 13 19 11 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 14 12 15 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 15 9 6 ABBA:THE SINGLES-Abba 16 17 11 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 17 22 62 DIRE STRAITS-Dire Straits 18 11 27 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 19 8 4 GREATEST HITS-Dan Fogelberg 20 6 22 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing April 10,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 7 GREATEST HITS-LITTLE RIVER BAND
2 2 30 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 3 3 12 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 4 4 11 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 5 5 29 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 6 6 111 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 7 7 3 ALL THE BEST FROM ELVIS-Elvis Presley 8 8 7 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 9 9 3 KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE-Eddy Grant 10 10 4 TRANS-Neil Young 11 11 4 MONEY AND CIGARETTES-Eric Clapton 12 12 9 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell 13 13 12 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 14 14 16 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 15 15 7 ABBA:THE SINGLES-Abba 16 16 12 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 17 17 63 DIRE STRAITS-Dire Straits 18 18 28 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 19 19 5 GREATEST HITS-Dan Fogelberg 20 20 23 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing April 17,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 31 LOVE OVER GOLD-DIRE STRAITS
2 3 13 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 3 1 8 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 4 13 13 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 5 6 112 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 6 5 30 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 7 4 12 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 8 10 5 TRANS-Neil Young 9 7 4 ALL THE BEST FROM ELVIS-Elvis Presley 10 17 64 DIRE STRAITS-Dire Straits 11 22 8 SONGS-The Kids From Fame 12 16 13 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 13 14 17 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 14 9 4 KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE-Eddy Grant 15 21 25 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 16 20 24 CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK-Simon & Garfunkel 17 18 29 TROPICAL GANGSTERS-Kid Creole & The Coconuts 18 8 8 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 19 29 25 COMMUNIQUE-Dire Straits 20 12 10 WILD THINGS RUN FAST-Joni Mitchell R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing April 24,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 THE FINAL CUT-PINK FLOYD 2 2 14 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 3 1 32 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 4 4 14 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 5 3 9 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 6 7 13 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 7 5 113 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 8 15 26 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 9 6 31 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 10 13 18 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 11 8 6 TRANS-Neil Young 12 18 9 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 13 10 65 DIRE STRAITS-Dire Straits 14 9 5 ALL THE BEST FROM ELVIS-Elvis Presley 15 12 14 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 16 25 58 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 17 34 6 MONEY AND CIGARETTES-Eric Clapton 18 26 2 FELINE-The Stranglers 19 11 9 SONGS-The Kids From Fame 20 29 6 DIFFICULT SHAPES & PASSIVE RHYTHMS SOME PEOPLE THINK IT'S FUN TO ENTERTAIN-China Crisis
R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing May 1,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE 2 1 2 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 3 - 1 CARGO-Men at Work 4 4 15 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 5 2 15 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 6 3 33 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 7 6 14 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 8 8 27 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 9 5 10 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 10 34 2 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 11 7 114 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 12 16 59 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 13 9 32 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 14 12 10 THE PARTY'S OVER-Talk Talk 15 15 15 H2O-Daryl Hall & John Oates 16 13 66 DIRE STRAITS-Dire Straits 17 10 19 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 18 20 7 DIFFICULT SHAPES & PASSIVE RHYTHMS SOME PEOPLE THINK IT'S FUN TO ENTERTAIN-China Crisis
19 23 58 NIGHTCLUBBING-Grace Jones 20 43 14 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing May 8,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 2 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 3 2 CARGO-Men at Work 3 4 16 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 4 2 3 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 5 - 1 WAR-U2 6 10 3 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 7 - 1 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 8 5 16 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 9 30 2 THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS-The Carpenters 10 8 28 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 11 6 34 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 12 7 15 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 13 9 11 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 14 13 33 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 15 - 1 COMPLETE MADNESS-Madness 16 - 1 DAZZLESHIPS-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 17 20 15 KISSING TO BE CLEVER-Culture Club 18 17 20 COMBAT ROCK-The Clash 19 11 115 MAKING MOVIES-Dire Straits 20 12 60 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing May 15,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 3 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 9 3 THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS-The Carpenters 3 3 17 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 4 6 4 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 5 2 3 CARGO-Men at Work 6 4 4 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 7 5 2 WAR-U2 8 8 17 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 9 7 2 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 10 - 1 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 11 12 16 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 12 11 35 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 13 13 12 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 14 14 34 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 15 10 29 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 16 16 2 DAZZLESHIPS-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 17 - 1 WHITE FEATHERS-Kajagoogoo 18 15 2 COMPLETE MADNESS-Madness 19 20 61 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 20 21 5 JARREAUAl-Jarreau R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing May 22,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 4 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 8 18 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 3 5 4 CARGO-Men at Work 4 10 2 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 5 3 18 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 6 6 5 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 7 7 3 WAR-U2 8 2 4 THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS-The Carpenters 9 9 3 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 10 4 5 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 11 38 2 BRANIGAN 2-Laura Branigan 12 14 35 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 13 12 36 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 14 11 17 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 15 19 62 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work 16 - 1 A CHILDS ADVENTURE-Marianne Faithfull 17 15 30 NIGHT AND DAY-Joe Jackson 18 13 13 GREATEST HITS-Little River Band 19 - 1 WAITING-Fun Boy Three 20 16 3 DAZZLESHIPS-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing May 29,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 5 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 2 19 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 3 3 3 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 4 6 6 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 5 3 5 CARGO-Men at Work 6 5 19 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 7 9 4 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 8 - 1 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 9 7 4 WAR-U2 10 14 18 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 11 19 2 WAITING-Fun Boy Three 12 13 37 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 13 21 4 COMPLETE MADNESS-Madness 14 27 2 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 15 8 5 THE VERY BEST OF THE CARPENTERS-The Carpenters 16 12 36 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 17 11 3 BRANIGAN 2-Laura Branigan 18 16 2 A CHILDS ADVENTURE-Marianne Faithfull 19 10 6 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 20 15 63 BUSINESS AS USUAL-Men At Work R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing June 5,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 20 THRILLER-MICHAEL JACKSON 2 1 6 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 3 4 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 4 5 6 CARGO-Men at Work 5 4 7 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 6 9 5 WAR-U2 7 8 2 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 8 7 5 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 9 6 20 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 10 21 5 DAZZLESHIPS-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark 11 13 5 COMPLETE MADNESS-Madness 12 14 3 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 13 16 37 PRIMITIVE MAN-Icehouse 14 11 3 WAITING-Fun Boy Three 15 18 3 A CHILDS ADVENTURE-Marianne Faithfull 16 17 4 BRANIGAN 2-Laura Branigan 17 10 19 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 18 12 38 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 19 38 2 JOHN DENVER GREATEST HITS VOL. 2-John Denver 20 24 2 HAPPY FAMILIES-Blancmange R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing June 12,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 21 THRILLER-MICHAEL JACKSON
2 2 7 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 3 5 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 4 7 3 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 5 4 7 CARGO-Men at Work 6 - 1 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 7 6 6 WAR-U2 8 8 6 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 9 - 1 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 10 - 1 RARE-David Bowie 11 9 21 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 12 5 8 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 13 20 3 HAPPY FAMILIES-Blancmange 14 29 8 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 15 12 4 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 16 - 1 THE HURTING-Tears for Fears 17 19 3 JOHN DENVER GREATEST HITS VOL. 2-John Denver 18 17 20 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 19 11 6 COMPLETE MADNESS-Madness 20 14 4 WAITING-Fun Boy Three R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing June 19,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 22 THRILLER-MICHAEL JACKSON
2 2 8 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 - 1 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 4 6 2 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 5 3 6 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 6 4 4 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 7 - 1 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 8 - 1 PIECE OF MIND-Iron Maiden 9 9 2 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 10 7 7 WAR-U2 11 14 9 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 12 11 22 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 13 5 8 CARGO-Men at Work 14 10 2 RARE-David Bowie 15 8 7 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 16 12 9 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 17 23 2 IN YOUR EYES-George Benson 18 15 5 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 19 17 4 JOHN DENVER GREATEST HITS VOL. 2-John Denver 20 20 5 WAITING-Fun Boy Three R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing June 26,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 23 THRILLER-MICHAEL JACKSON
2 2 9 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 3 2 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 4 4 3 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 5 - 1 LIVE AT MAINSTREET-Dance Exponents/Legion 6 7 2 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 7 5 7 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 8 8 2 PIECE OF MIND-Iron Maiden 9 9 3 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 10 6 5 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 10 8 WAR-U2 12 16 10 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 13 11 10 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 14 13 9 CARGO-Men at Work 15 15 8 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 16 17 3 IN YOUR EYES-George Benson 17 - 1 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 18 14 3 RARE-David Bowie 19 18 6 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 20 22 22 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing July 3,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 24 THRILLER-MICHAEL JACKSON
2 2 10 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 5 2 LIVE AT MAINSTREET-Dance Exponents/Legion 4 4 4 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 5 17 2 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 6 3 3 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 7 9 4 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 8 6 3 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 9 10 6 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 10 8 3 PIECE OF MIND-Iron Maiden 11 7 8 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 12 14 10 CARGO-Men at Work 13 11 9 WAR-U2 14 19 7 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 15 13 11 THE WAYWARD WIND-James Galway 16 16 4 IN YOUR EYES-George Benson 17 20 23 LIVING MY LIFE-Grace Jones 18 21 24 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 19 12 11 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd 20 43 3 1999-Prince R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing July 10,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 11 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 1 25 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 3 - 1 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 4 5 3 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 5 7 5 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 6 3 5 LIVE AT MAINSTREET-Dance Exponents/Legion 7 4 5 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 8 6 4 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 9 8 4 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 10 9 7 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 12 11 CARGO-Men at Work 12 14 8 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 13 20 4 1999-Prince 14 10 4 PIECE OF MIND-Iron Maiden 15 13 10 WAR-U2 16 11 9 THE KEY-Joan Armatrading 17 22 2 THE WILD HEART-Stevie Nicks 18 16 5 IN YOUR EYES-George Benson 19 18 25 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie 20 19 12 THE FINAL CUT-Pink Floyd R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing July 17,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 3 2 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-BONNIE TYLER 2 1 12 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 2 26 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 4 4 4 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 5 8 5 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 6 5 6 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 7 7 6 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 8 9 5 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 9 6 6 LIVE AT MAINSTREET-Dance Exponents/Legion 10 10 8 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 11 12 CARGO-Men at Work 12 24 49 RIO-Duran Duran 13 12 9 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 14 - 1 THE NET-Little River Band 15 14 5 PIECE OF MIND-Iron Maiden 16 - 1 AFTER ALL THESE YEARS-Tompall & The Glaser Brothers 17 15 11 WAR-U2 18 17 3 THE WILD HEART-Stevie Nicks 19 13 5 1999-Prince 20 18 6 IN YOUR EYES-George Benson R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing July 24,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 3 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-BONNIE TYLER
2 2 13 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 4 5 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 4 3 27 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 5 8 6 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 6 6 7 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 7 10 9 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 8 7 7 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 9 5 6 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 10 9 7 LIVE AT MAINSTREET-Dance Exponents/Legion 11 19 6 1999-Prince 12 11 13 CARGO-Men at Work 13 25 2 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 14 14 2 THE NET-Little River Band 15 13 10 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 16 21 12 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 17 18 4 THE WILD HEART-Stevie Nicks 18 17 12 WAR-U2 19 26 3 LIVING IN OZ-Rick Springfield 20 36 6 JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD-Jane Fonda R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing July 31,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 4 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-BONNIE TYLER
2 3 6 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 3 2 14 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 4 4 28 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 5 - 1 LISTEN-A Flock of Seagulls 6 5 7 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 7 - 1 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 8 8 8 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 9 11 7 1999-Prince 10 7 10 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 6 8 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 12 - 1 PRINCE TUI TEKA:LIVE-Prince Tui Teka 13 - 1 SECRET MESSAGES-Electric Light Orchestra 14 9 7 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order 15 12 14 CARGO-Men at Work 16 14 3 THE NET-Little River Band 17 13 3 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 18 15 11 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 19 16 13 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 20 - 1 OIL ON CANVAS-Japan R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing August 7,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 SYNCHRONICITY-THE POLICE 2 2 7 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 3 3 15 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 4 1 5 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 5 4 29 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 6 7 2 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 7 5 2 LISTEN-A Flock of Seagulls 8 8 9 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 9 12 2 PRINCE TUI TEKA:LIVE-Prince Tui Teka 10 10 11 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 6 8 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 12 9 8 1999-Prince 13 11 9 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 14 19 14 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 15 13 2 SECRET MESSAGES-Electric Light Orchestra 16 - 1 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 17 17 4 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 18 22 14 WAR-U2 19 15 15 CARGO-Men at Work 20 14 8 POWER,CORRUPTION AND LIES-New Order R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing August 14,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 2 SYNCHRONICITY-THE POLICE
2 - 1 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 3 2 8 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 4 3 16 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 5 10 12 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 6 4 6 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 7 6 3 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 8 - 1 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 9 9 3 PRINCE TUI TEKA:LIVE-Prince Tui Teka 10 5 30 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 11 7 3 LISTEN-A Flock of Seagulls 12 - 1 FANTASTIC-Wham! 13 21 9 JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD-Jane Fonda 14 12 9 1999-Prince 15 16 2 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 16 11 9 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 14 15 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 18 - 1 THE WALK-The Cure 19 8 10 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 20 17 5 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing August 21,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 2 ESCAPADE-TIM FINN 2 3 9 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 3 1 3 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 4 12 2 FANTASTIC-Wham! 5 8 2 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 6 4 17 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 7 5 13 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 8 10 31 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 9 14 10 1999-Prince 10 6 7 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 11 15 3 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 12 7 4 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 13 9 4 PRINCE TUI TEKA:LIVE-Prince Tui Teka 14 16 10 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 15 19 11 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 16 21 4 SECRET MESSAGES-Electric Light Orchestra 17 11 4 LISTEN-A Flock of Seagulls 18 23 11 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 19 17 16 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 20 20 6 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing August 28,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 3 4 SYNCHRONICITY-THE POLICE 2 4 3 FANTASTIC-Wham! 3 1 3 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 4 5 3 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 5 2 10 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 6 7 14 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 7 6 18 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 8 9 11 1999-Prince 9 8 32 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 10 10 8 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 11 12 5 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 12 15 12 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 13 11 4 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 14 18 12 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 15 22 11 JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD-Jane Fonda 16 14 11 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 17 5 LISTEN-A Flock of Seagulls 18 20 7 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 19 19 17 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 20 25 3 THE WALK-The Cure R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing September 4,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 4 FANTASTIC-WHAM! 2 4 4 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 3 1 5 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 4 6 15 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 5 3 4 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 6 5 11 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 7 7 19 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 8 8 12 1999-Prince 9 9 33 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 10 12 13 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 11 14 13 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 12 10 9 FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF NIGHT-Bonnie Tyler 13 25 8 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 14 - 1 WHAT IS BEAT? THE BEST OF THE BEAT-The Beat 15 13 5 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 16 - 1 JOURNEY THROUGH THE CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 17 19 18 QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK-Thompson Twins 18 11 6 CONFRONTATION-Bob Marley and the Wailers 19 16 12 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 20 15 12 JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD-Jane Fonda R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing September 11,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 5 FANTASTIC-WHAM!
2 2 5 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 3 4 16 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 4 6 12 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 5 3 6 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 6 5 5 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 7 16 2 JOURNEY THROUGH THE CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 8 7 20 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 9 8 13 1999-Prince 10 13 9 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 11 11 14 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 12 - 1 D.D. SMASH LIVE-D.D. Smash 13 34 4 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 14 9 34 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 15 10 14 INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART-Van Morrison 16 14 2 WHAT IS BEAT? THE BEST OF THE BEAT-The Beat 17 36 3 BITE-Altered Images 18 15 6 THE LUXURY GAP-Heaven 17 19 22 5 THE WALK-The Cure 20 19 13 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing September 18,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 6 FANTASTIC-WHAM!
2 2 6 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 3 3 17 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 4 4 13 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 5 5 7 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 6 9 14 1999-Prince 7 - 1 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 8 6 6 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 9 10 10 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 10 11 15 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 11 12 2 D.D. SMASH LIVE-D.D. Smash 12 8 21 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 13 13 5 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 14 17 4 BITE-Altered Images 15 21 18 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 16 - 1 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 17 14 35 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 18 24 10 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 19 7 3 JOURNEY THROUGH THE CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 20 16 3 WHAT IS BEAT? THE BEST OF THE BEAT-The Beat R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing September 25,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 3 18 TRUE-SPANDAU BALLET 2 1 7 FANTASTIC-Wham! 3 7 2 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 4 2 7 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 5 13 6 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 6 9 11 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 7 4 14 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 8 - 1 FLICK OF THE SWITCH-AC/DC 9 5 8 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 10 6 15 1999-Prince 11 10 16 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 12 8 7 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 13 12 22 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 14 15 19 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 15 16 2 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 16 11 3 D.D. SMASH LIVE-D.D. Smash 17 14 5 BITE-Altered Images 18 17 36 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 19 22 21 WAR-U2 20 35 35 LIONEL RICHIE-Lionel Richie R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing October 2,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 3 3 YOU AND ME BOTH-YAZOO 2 1 19 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 3 2 8 FANTASTIC-Wham! 4 5 7 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 5 4 8 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 6 9 9 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 7 6 12 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 8 7 15 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 9 8 2 FLICK OF THE SWITCH-AC/DC 10 11 17 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 11 13 23 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 12 10 16 1999-Prince 13 15 3 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 14 16 4 D.D. SMASH LIVE-D.D. Smash 15 17 6 BITE-Altered Images 16 12 8 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 17 14 20 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 18 19 22 WAR-U2 19 25 16 JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD-Jane Fonda 20 23 4 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing October 9,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 4 YOU AND ME BOTH-YAZOO
2 2 20 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 3 5 9 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 4 4 8 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 5 3 9 FANTASTIC-Wham! 6 13 4 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 7 7 13 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 8 6 10 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 9 11 24 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 10 10 18 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 11 9 3 FLICK OF THE SWITCH-AC/DC 12 8 16 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 13 15 7 BITE-Altered Images 14 12 17 1999-Prince 15 16 9 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 16 21 17 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 17 21 FOREIGN AFFAIRS-Sharon O'Neill 18 18 23 WAR-U2 19 14 5 D.D. SMASH LIVE-D.D. Smash 20 20 5 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing October 16,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 4 9 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-ROBERT PLANT 2 1 5 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 3 3 10 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 4 9 25 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 5 2 21 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 6 - 1 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 7 - 1 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 8 7 14 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 9 8 11 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 10 5 10 FANTASTIC-Wham! 11 13 8 BITE-Altered Images 12 12 17 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 13 - 1 RENDEZVOUS-Klaus Wunderlich 14 6 5 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 15 11 4 FLICK OF THE SWITCH-AC/DC 16 10 19 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 17 20 6 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 18 27 4 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1-Midnight Oil 19 18 24 WAR-U2 20 15 10 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing October 23,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 10 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-ROBERT PLANT
2 2 6 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 3 3 11 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 4 4 26 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 5 6 2 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 6 9 12 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 7 13 2 RENDEZVOUS-Klaus Wunderlich 8 14 6 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 9 7 2 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 10 5 22 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 12 18 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 12 11 9 BITE-Altered Images 13 10 11 FANTASTIC-Wham! 14 26 15 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 15 8 15 CRISES-Mike Oldfield 16 16 20 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 17 17 7 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 18 20 11 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 19 19 25 WAR-U2 20 15 5 FLICK OF THE SWITCH-AC/DC R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing October 30,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 11 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-ROBERT PLANT
2 5 3 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 3 2 7 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 4 4 27 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 5 3 12 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 6 9 3 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 7 6 13 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 8 7 3 RENDEZVOUS-Klaus Wunderlich 9 14 16 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 10 10 23 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 8 7 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 12 13 12 FANTASTIC-Wham! 13 12 10 BITE-Altered Images 14 17 8 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 15 16 21 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 16 35 2 LITTLE ROBBERS-The Motels 17 19 26 WAR-U2 18 11 19 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 19 18 12 ESCAPADE-Tim Finn 20 15 16 CRISES-Mike Oldfield R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing November 6,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 2 4 28 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 2 4 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 4 1 12 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 5 7 14 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 6 10 24 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 7 6 4 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 8 3 8 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 9 9 17 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 10 16 3 LITTLE ROBBERS-The Motels 11 5 13 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 12 8 4 RENDEZVOUS-Klaus Wunderlich 13 12 13 FANTASTIC-Wham! 14 14 9 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 15 18 20 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 16 - 1 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 17 11 8 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 18 13 11 BITE-Altered Images 19 21 21 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 20 22 5 EVERY WHISPER SHOUTS-Hammond Gamble R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing November 13,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 2 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40
2 4 13 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 3 3 5 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 4 2 29 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 5 9 18 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 6 - 1 INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL-The Style Council 7 16 2 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 8 7 5 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 9 5 15 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 10 6 25 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 11 - 1 GENESIS-Genesis 12 8 9 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo 13 14 10 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 14 13 14 FANTASTIC-Wham! 15 - 1 THE CROSSING-Big Country 16 11 14 FLASHDANCE OST-Various Artists 17 - 1 WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK-The Narcs and Coconut Rough 18 17 42 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 19 20 5 EVERY WHISPER SHOUTS-Hammond Gamble 20 18 12 BITE-Altered Images R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing November 20,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 3 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40
2 4 30 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 3 6 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 4 2 14 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 5 7 3 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 6 5 19 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 7 9 16 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 8 21 22 SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS-Eurythmics 9 6 2 INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL-The Style Council 10 11 2 GENESIS-Genesis 11 10 26 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 12 8 6 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 13 15 2 THE CROSSING-Big Country 14 13 11 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 15 22 17 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 16 14 15 FANTASTIC-Wham! 17 26 2 AFTER EIGHT-Taco 18 27 4 GOLDEN YEARS-David Bowie 19 25 10 NO PARLEZ-Paul Young 20 12 10 YOU AND ME BOTH-Yazoo R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing November 27,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 COLOUR BY NUMBERS-CULTURE CLUB 2 2 31 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 3 1 4 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 4 5 4 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 5 6 20 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 6 - 1 INFIDELS-Bob Dylan 7 4 15 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 8 7 17 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 9 3 7 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 10 10 3 GENESIS-Genesis 11 9 3 INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL-The Style Council 12 13 3 THE CROSSING-Big Country 13 11 27 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 14 40 2 THE CATCH-Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos 15 15 18 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 16 37 2 RETURN OF THE JEDI OST-John Williams 17 18 5 GOLDEN YEARS-David Bowie 18 27 44 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 19 12 7 PUNCH THE CLOCK-Elvis Costello & The Attractions 20 14 12 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing December 4,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 2 32 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE
2 - 1 UNDERCOVERRolling Stones 3 1 2 COLOUR BY NUMBERS-Culture Club 4 3 5 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 5 9 8 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 6 4 5 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 7 6 2 INFIDELS-Bob Dylan 8 5 21 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 9 20 13 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 10 7 16 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 11 15 19 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 12 8 18 SYNCHRONICITY-The Police 13 10 4 GENESIS-Genesis 14 16 3 RETURN OF THE JEDI OST-John Williams 15 21 2 LIVE FROM EARTH-Pat Benatar 16 25 25 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 13 28 TRUE-Spandau Ballet 18 14 3 THE CATCH-Dave McArtney & The Pink Flamingos 19 17 6 GOLDEN YEARS-David Bowie 20 11 4 INTRODUCING THE STYLE COUNCIL-The Style Council R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing December 11,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 33 LET'S DANCE-DAVID BOWIE 2 3 3 COLOUR BY NUMBERS-Culture Club 3 2 2 UNDERCOVERRolling Stones 4 7 3 INFIDELS-Bob Dylan 5 5 9 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 6 9 14 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 7 4 6 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 8 6 6 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 9 - 1 PRAYERS BE ANSWERED-Dance Exponents 10 8 22 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 11 13 5 GENESIS-Genesis 12 15 3 LIVE FROM EARTH-Pat Benatar 13 31 27 TOO LOW FOR ZERO-Elton John 14 16 26 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 15 14 4 RETURN OF THE JEDI OST-John Williams 16 11 20 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 17 10 17 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 18 19 7 GOLDEN YEARS-David Bowie 19 26 49 LOVE OVER GOLD-Dire Straits 20 25 46 THRILLER-Michael Jackson R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing December 18,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 - 1 SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER-DURAN DURAN 2 6 15 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 3 5 10 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 4 2 4 COLOUR BY NUMBERS-Culture Club 5 1 34 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 6 3 3 UNDERCOVERRolling Stones 7 29 2 CAN'T SLOW DOWN-Lionel Richie 8 4 4 INFIDELS-Bob Dylan 9 9 2 PRAYERS BE ANSWERED-Dance Exponents 10 10 23 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 11 23 4 EYES THAT SEE IN THE DARK-Kenny Rogers 12 12 4 LIVE FROM EARTH-Pat Benatar 13 7 7 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 14 20 47 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 15 16 21 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 16 14 27 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 - 1 SO PRECIOUS TO ME-Suzanne Prentice 18 17 18 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 19 8 7 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 20 15 5 RETURN OF THE JEDI OST-John Williams R.I.A.N.Z(New Zealand) Top Albums:Week Commencing December 25,1983 TW LW TI TITLE Artist 1 1 2 SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER-DURAN DURAN
2 2 16 AN INNOCENT MAN-Billy Joel 3 3 11 AIR SUPPLY GREATEST HITS-Air Supply 4 4 5 COLOUR BY NUMBERS-Culture Club 5 5 35 LET'S DANCE-David Bowie 6 6 4 UNDERCOVERRolling Stones 7 7 3 CAN'T SLOW DOWN-Lionel Richie 8 8 5 INFIDELS-Bob Dylan 9 9 3 PRAYERS BE ANSWERED-Dance Exponents 10 10 24 BILLY IDOL-Billy Idol 11 11 5 EYES THAT SEE IN THE DARK-Kenny Rogers 12 12 5 LIVE FROM EARTH-Pat Benatar 13 13 8 LABOUR OF LOVE-UB40 14 14 48 THRILLER-Michael Jackson 15 15 22 ELIMINATOR-ZZ Top 16 16 28 SPEAKING IN TONGUES-Talking Heads 17 17 2 SO PRECIOUS TO ME-Suzanne Prentice 18 18 19 PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS-Robert Plant 19 19 8 RHYTHM OF YOUTH-Men Without Hats 20 20 6 RETURN OF THE JEDI OST-John Williams
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The most influential Artist in the past 25 years