Symfo Mania Playlist Archive

Symfo Mania was 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 until June 2022, 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 ).

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Statistics for 2016

Total tracks:398
Total shows:52
Average tracks/show:7.7
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
Total distinct artists:168
Total distinct albums:283
Total distinct tracks:373
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)

Artists most played:

413Pink FloydENNLPA 
78Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
117Steven WilsonENNLPA 
126Airbag  PABC
136Big Big TrainENNLPABC
146Dream TheaterENNLPA 
176King CrimsonENNLPA 
195The Neal Morse BandENNLPA 
205The Pineapple ThiefENNLPA 
225Spock's BeardENNLPABC
234Emerson, Lake & PalmerENNLPA 
244Glass HammerENNLPABC
254Huis  PA 
274Knight Area NLPA 
284Steve HackettENNLPA 
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
16Falling Satellites (2016) - Frost*EN PA 
25Affinity (2016) - HakenEN PA 
35F E A R (2016) - MarillionENNLPA 
45A Trick Of The Tale (1976) - GenesisENNLPA 
5490125 (1983) - YesENNLPA 
64Disconnected (2016) - Airbag  PABC
74Folklore (2016) - Big Big TrainENNLPABC
84In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA 
94Neither In Heaven (2016) - Huis  PA 
104Nursery Cryme (1971) - GenesisENNLPA 
114Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA 
124Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
133 (2016) - Steven WilsonEN PABC
143The Astonishing (2016) - Dream TheaterENNLPA 
153Blackfield II (2007) - BlackfieldEN PABC
163Deadwing (2005) - Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
173Distant Monsters (2015) - Martigan  PABC
183The Fall Of Hearts (2016) - KatatoniaEN PABC
193Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA 
203Going For The One (1977) - YesENNLPA 
213Moving Pictures (1981) - RushENNLPA 
223Out Of Myself (2003) - RiversideENNLPA 
233The Prelude Implicit (2016) - KansasENNLPA 
243Valkyrie (2016) - Glass HammerENNLPA 
253The Visitor (1998) - Arena NLPA 
263Your Wilderness (2016) - The Pineapple ThiefENNLPABC
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83
Albums 11123644447433323
Tracks 124261175799445526
Year 1984'85'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000
Albums 32141122255512369
Tracks 52171122356713579
Year 2001'02'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17
Albums 465973444438111523631
Tracks 47710936454381218301102
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13Airbag - Disconnected (2016)Sleepwalker7:0507 June, 20 September, 27 December
22Porcupine Tree - Deadwing (2005)Arriving Somewhere But Not Here12:0210 May, 25 October*
32King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)The Court Of The Crimson King9:2212 January, 12 July
42Knight Area - Hyperdrive (2014)Crimson Skies4:1024 May, 29 November
52Haken - Affinity (2016)Earthrise4:4824 May, 20 December
62Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Entangled6:2802 February, 11 October*
72King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)Epitaph8:4713 September, 08 November
82Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3431 May, 25 October*
92Frost* - Falling Satellites (2016)Heartstrings6:2131 May, 27 December
102PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi) - Storia di Un Minuto (1972)Impressioni Di Settembre5:4416 February, 04 October
112Different Light - The Burden Of Paradise (2016)In Love And War (War)6:3519 April, 20 December
122Camel - Mirage (1974)Lady Fantasy12:4602 February, 01 November
132The Moody Blues - In Search Of The Lost Chord (1968)Legend Of A Mind6:3606 September, 22 November
142Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Mad Man Moon7:3522 March, 17 May
152Dream Theater - Images And Words (1992)Metropolis Part I9:3205 January, 18 October*
162Knight Area - The Sun Also Rises (2004)Mortal Brow6:2130 August, 11 October*
172Steven Wilson - (2016)My Book Of Regrets9:2302 February, 20 December
182Marillion - F E A R (2016)The New Kings16:4523 August, 15 November
192Ben Craven - Last Chance To Hear (2016)The Remarkable Man5:0003 May, 20 December
202Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4019 January, 18 October*
212Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)Tom Sawyer4:3427 September, 18 October*
222Frost* - Falling Satellites (2016)Towerblock6:1417 May, 06 December
232Marillion - Clutching at Straws (1987)White Russian6:2719 April, 01 November
242Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Wish You Were Here5:3420 September, 15 November
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25