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 2018

Total tracks:393
Total shows:51
Average tracks/show:7.7
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
Total distinct artists:155
Total distinct albums:270
Total distinct tracks:377
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)

Artists most played:

217Pink FloydENNLPA 
89Steven WilsonENNLPA 
108Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
136Perfect Beings NLPABC
146The Pineapple ThiefENNLPA 
165Big Big TrainENNLPABC
185SubsignalEN PA 
194The Flower KingsENNLPA 
204Gentle GiantENNLPA 
224Jethro TullENNLPA 
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
16Vier (2018) - Perfect Beings NLPA 
25Seventeen (2018) - Kayak NLPABC
35Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
44All One Tonight - Live At The Royal Albert Hall (2018) - Marillion  PA 
54Applause Of A Distant Crowd (2018) - VOLA  PABC
64Dissolution (2018) - The Pineapple ThiefENNLPABC
74Nursery Cryme (1971) - GenesisENNLPA 
84Radio Voltaire (2018) - Kino NLPA 
94Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA 
104Subterannea: The Concert (2000) - IQ  PA 
114To The Bone (2017) - Steven WilsonEN PA 
124Wasteland (2018) - RiversideENNLPA 
133The Division Bell (1994) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
143Drama (1980) - YesENNLPA 
153False Memory Archive (2018) - Oak  PABC
163Fragile (1971) - YesENNLPA 
173Hand. Cannot. Erase. (2015) - Steven WilsonEN PABC
183The Importance Of Mr Bedlam (2018) - The Paradox Twin  PA 
193Internal Exile (1991) - FishENNLPA 
203La Muerta (2018) - Subsignal  PA 
213A Momentary Lapse Of Reason (2011 remaster) (1987) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
223Nude (1981) - CamelENNLPA 
233Soyuz (2018) - Gazpacho  PABC
243Stupid Dream (1999) - Porcupine TreeEN PA 
253The Tide (2018) - Riversea  PABC
263Vapor Trails (2002) - RushENNLPA 
273The Visitor (1998) - Arena NLPA 
283The Wall (1979) - Pink FloydENNLPA 
293Wind & Wuthering (1976) - GenesisENNLPA 
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1968'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84
Albums 11174553486354262
Tracks 1111258677106587272
Year 1985'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01
Albums 01210224544313792
Tracks 015103455763169142
Year 2002'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18
Albums 7564133634223833162
Tracks 1057513373522311342114
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13Kayak - Seventeen (2018)Walk Through Fire10:2323 January, 17 April, 24 July
22Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)The Cinema Show11:0628 August, 23 October*
32Alan Reed - Honey On The Razor's Edge (2017)Cross My Palm5:4716 January, 07 August
42The Rome Pro(G)Ject - Exegi Monvmentvm Aere Perennivs (2017)Exegi Monvmentvm12:4506 March, 03 July
52Airbag - Identity (2009)Feeling Less5:0506 February, 17 July
62Arena - Songs From The Lion's Cage (1995)Jericho6:5006 February, 03 December
72Camel - Nude (1981)Lies4:5810 April, 06 November
82Genesis - Nursery Cryme (1971)The Musical Box10:2406 February, 24 April
92Pink Floyd - The Division Bell (1994)Poles Apart7:0413 February, 29 May
102Yes - Fragile (1971)Roundabout8:2910 April, 09 October*
112IQ - Dark Matter (2004)Sacred Sound11:4001 May, 03 July
122Riverside - Second Life Syndrome (2005)Second Life Syndrome15:4016 January, 09 October*
132Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4011 September, 23 October*
142Rush - Vapor Trails (2002)Sweet Miracle3:4023 January, 21 August
152The Pineapple Thief - Dissolution (2018)Threatening War6:3728 August, 13 November
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25