Symfo Mania Playlist Archive


Symfo Mania is the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on the Dutch national radio station Arrow Classic Rock.

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 smiley ).

Overall 2016201720182019

Statistics for 2019

Total tracks:     358
Total shows:45
Average tracks/show:8

Total distinct artists:     146
Total distinct albums:242
Total distinct tracks:347
Artists most played:

312King CrimsonENNLPA 
510Pink FloydENNLPA 
87Dream TheaterENNLPA 
127Steven WilsonENNLPA 
136Big Big TrainENNLPABC
146Porcupine TreeENNLPA 
155Huis  PA 
175Mostly AutumnENNLPA 
185Steve HackettENNLPA 
204Earth & FireENNLPA 
214Gentle GiantENNLPA 
224Jordsjø  PABC
234Knight AreaENNLPA 
244Nick MagnusENNLPA 
    Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
17Tales From Outer Space (2019) - RPWL  PA 
25Abandoned (2019) - Huis  PA 
35Grand Tour (2019) - Big Big TrainEN PABC
45Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA 
54D-Day (2019) - Knight Area  PA 
64Distance Over Time (2019) - Dream TheaterEN PA 
74In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA 
84Nattfiolen (2019) - Jordsjø  PABC
93Acceleration Theory (2019) - In Continuum  PABC
103At The Edge Of Light (2019) - Steve HackettENNLPA 
113Catharsis (2019) - Nick Magnus  PA 
123Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA 
133Images And Words (1992) - Dream TheaterENNLPA 
143Jesus Christ The Exorcist (2019) - Neal Morse  PA 
153Le Grand Voyage (2019) - Klone    
163Lotus (2019) - Soen  PA 
173Resistance (2019) - IQ  PA 
183Seventeen (2018) - Kayak NLPA 
193Travel Within (2019) - Moonrise  PA 
203Tre Ut (2019) - Trojka   BC
213Under Stars (2019) - Lonely Robot  PA 
223The Wall (1979) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
233White Rainbow (2019) - Mostly Autumn  PA 
243Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA 

Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93
Albums 1112106635363222332220101131
Tracks 114314101147474433442320101161

Year 1994'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'19
Albums 33142458432322040223935112263
Tracks 3415376853242305033310451229123

Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)The Court Of The Crimson King9:2201 January, 14 May, 15 October*
22Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)The Cinema Show11:0604 June, 29 October*
32Rush - A Farewell to Kings (1977)Closer To The Heart2:5105 March, 23 July
42Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)Comfortably Numb6:4901 January, 29 October*
52Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3401 January, 29 October*
62Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Mad Man Moon7:3502 April, 10 September
72Arena - Songs From The Lion's Cage (1995)Midas Vision4:3626 March, 08 October
82IQ - The Road Of Bones (2014)The Road Of Bones8:3216 July, 22 October*
92Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)Tom Sawyer4:3401 January, 22 October*
102Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Wish You Were Here5:3428 May, 29 October*

  * = entry in Symfo Top 25

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