Symfo Mania Playlist Archive

Symfo Mania is the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on Dutch website/DAB+ Arrow Bluesbox Radio.
The show originated (🏛) on Dutch national radio station Arrow Classic Rock around 2001, but had to move after their specials were cancelled per December 8, 2020.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen, it covers recent releases as well as classics and rarities from the genre's rich history.

This site collects the show's playlists from 2016 onwards, and aims to (eventually) provide browsing, searching and statistics features to the show's fans, in (eventually) a modern responsive layout. And it'll be appear in Dutch too (eventually ).

Statistics for 2017

Total tracks:417
Total shows:51
Average tracks/show:8.2
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
Total distinct artists:157
Total distinct albums:262
Total distinct tracks:387
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)

Artists most played:

314Steven WilsonENNLPA 
513Pink FloydENNLPA 
98King CrimsonENNLPA 
108Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
146Dream TheaterENNLPA 
156Knight Area NLPA 
185Big Big TrainENNLPABC
205The Moody BluesENNLPA 
225Spock's BeardENNLPABC
234Bad Dreams  PA 
244Barclay James HarvestENNLPA 
254Barock Project  PA 
274Pain Of SalvationENNLPA 
284PBII  PA 
294PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi)EN PA 
304Roger WatersENNLPA 
314Steve HackettENNLPA 
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
18To The Bone (2017) - Steven WilsonEN PA 
25Going For The One (1977) - YesENNLPA 
35Heaven And Beyond (2017) - Knight Area NLPA 
45Legends Of The Shires (2017) - ThresholdEN PA 
55The Source (2017) - AyreonENNLPABC
64Cardington (2017) - Lifesigns NLPABC
74Detachment (2017) - Barock Project  PA 
84Everyone Is Everybody Else (1974) - Barclay James HarvestEN PA 
94Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA 
104In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA 
114Is This The Life We Really Want? (2017) - Roger WatersEN PA 
124V (2017) - BlackfieldEN PABC
134The Visitor (1998) - Arena NLPA 
143The Assassination of Julius Caesar (2017) - UlverEN PABC
153The Big Dream (2017) - Lonely Robot  PA 
163The Division Bell (1994) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
173A Farewell to Kings (1977) - RushENNLPA 
183In The Passing Light Of Day (2017) - Pain Of SalvationEN PA 
193Leftoverture (2001 remaster) (1976) - KansasENNLPA 
203Lost In The Ghost Light (2017) - Tim Bowness NLPA 
213Malina (2017) - LeprousEN PA 
223Misplaced Childhood (2017 remaster) (1985) - MarillionENNLPA 
233Nude (1981) - CamelENNLPA 
243Octavarium (2005) - Dream TheaterENNLPA 
253The Optimist (2017) - AnathemaENNLPABC
263Picture (2005) - Kino NLPA 
273The Present (1983) - The Moody BluesENNLPA 
283Red (1974) - King CrimsonENNLPA 
293Rocket! The Dreams of Wubbo Ockels (2017) - PBII  PA 
303Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA 
313The Seventh House (2000) - IQ  PA 
323Signals (1982) - RushENNLPA 
333The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery (2017) - The TangentENNLPA 
343Tales From The Lush Attic (1983) - IQEN PA 
353U.K. (1978) - U.K.ENNLPA 
363The Wall (1979) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
373Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
383The World Is Flat And Other Alternative Facts (2017) - Silhouette  PABC
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83
Albums 10115585465222335
Tracks 104199101161013542669
Year 1984'85'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000
Albums 13230002263244244
Tracks 25240003265255567
Year 2001'02'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17
Albums 312395170512311681967
Tracks 314410101905123136925137
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)The Court Of The Crimson King9:2203 January, 24 October*, 19 December
23Steven Wilson - To The Bone (2017)Pariah4:4630 May, 08 August, 17 October*
32Ulver - The Assassination of Julius Caesar (2017)19694:0027 June, 08 August
42Yes - Going For The One (1977)Awaken15:3828 March, 31 October*
52Barclay James Harvest - Everyone Is Everybody Else (1974)Child Of The Universe5:0207 February, 29 August
62Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974)Counting Out Time3:4214 February, 09 May
72Ayreon - The Source (2017)The Dream Dissolves6:1118 April, 13 June
82IQ - Tales From The Lush Attic (1983)The Enemy Smacks13:4927 June, 05 December
92Rush - A Farewell to Kings (1977)A Farewell To Kings5:4921 March, 07 November
102Supertramp - Even in the Quietest Moments... (1977)Fool's Overture10:5115 August, 31 October*
112Arena - The Visitor (1998)The Hanging Tree7:0915 August, 24 October*
122Pink Floyd - The Division Bell (1994)High Hopes8:3110 January, 12 December
132U.K. - U.K. (1978)In The Dead Of Night5:3810 January, 07 February
142Caravan - In The Land Of Grey And Pink (1971)In The Land Of Grey And Pink4:5118 April, 12 September
152Pain Of Salvation - In The Passing Light Of Day (2017)Meaningless4:4710 January, 04 April
162Lifesigns - Cardington (2017)N10:5710 October, 05 December
172Dream Theater - Octavarium (2005)Never Enough6:3309 May, 12 December
182Yes - Going For The One (1977)Parallels6:5204 July, 21 November
192Kino - Picture (2005)Perfect Tense4:1626 September, 12 December
202Roger Waters - Is This The Life We Really Want? (2017)Picture That6:4720 June, 15 August
212Nad Sylvan - The Bride Said No (2017)The Quartermaster5:3804 July, 21 November
222Threshold - Legends Of The Shires (2017)The Shire (Part 2)5:2419 September, 28 November
232King Crimson - Red (1974)Starless12:1831 January, 12 September
242Leprous - Malina (2017)Stuck6:4829 August, 07 November
252Genesis - ...And Then There Were Three... (1978)Undertow4:4515 August, 05 December
262Genesis - Foxtrot (1972)Watcher Of The Skies7:1902 May, 19 December
272Blackfield - V (2017)We'll Never Be Apart2:5414 March, 09 May
282Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Wish You Were Here5:3426 September, 24 October*
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25