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 2021

Total tracks:304
Total shows:37
Average tracks/show:8.2
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
56:36
Total distinct artists:148
Total distinct albums:220
Total distinct tracks:302
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)

Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABC
113GenesisENNLPA 
29KayakENNLPABC
38RushENNLPA 
48SylvanENNLPA 
58YesENNLPABC
67CamelENNLPA 
77LifesignsENNLPABC
87MarillionENNLPABC
96Pink FloydENNLPA 
106TransatlanticENNLPA 
116VOLAEN  BC
125LeprousENNLPA 
135The Neal Morse BandENNLPA 
145Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
155Steven WilsonENNLPA 
164ArenaENNLPA 
174Evership  PA 
184IQENNLPA 
194KansasENNLPABC
204SoenEN PA 
214Steve HackettENNLPA 
224Vienna Circle  PABC
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
17Altitude (2021) - Lifesigns  PA 
27One To Zero (2021) - Sylvan  PA 
36Out Of This World (2021) - Kayak  PABC
46Witness (2021) - VOLA   BC
55Innocence & Danger (2021) - The Neal Morse BandEN PA 
64Aphelion (2021) - LeprousEN PA 
74Imperial (2021) - Soen  PA 
84The Uncrowned King - Act 1 (2021) - Evership  PABC
93The Absolute Universe - Forevermore (2021) - TransatlanticENNLPA 
103The Absolute Universe - The Breath Of Life (2021) - TransatlanticENNLPA 
113Burdens Of The Mind (2021) - Broers & Klazinga    
123The Future Bites (2020) - Steven WilsonEN PA 
133Homesick (2021) - Chain Reaktor  PABC
143Magnified As Giants (2021) - Caligonaut  PABC
153Secrets Of The Rising Sun (2021) - Vienna Circle  PABC
163Surrender Of Silence (2021) - Steve Hackett  PA 
173A Trick Of The Tale (1976) - GenesisENNLPA 
183U.K. (1978) - U.K.ENNLPA 
193Zero, Acts 1&2 (2021) - Laughing Stock  PABC
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1968'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85
Albums 110824563222212222
Tracks 110834685252313222
Year 1986'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03
Albums 031101432422455262
Tracks 042101432522475262
Year 2004'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'192020'21
Albums 32051121333134682456
Tracks 330511213341346827119
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
12Lifesigns - Altitude (2021)Last One Home6:1423 February, 14 September
22Camel - The Single Factor (1982)Manic4:2413 April, 27 July
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25