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 Bluesrock Radio.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen through June 2022, and by Marcel Debets since September that same year, 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 2019

Total tracks:414
Total shows:52
Average tracks/show:8.0
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
52:56
Total distinct artists:157
Total distinct albums:269
Total distinct tracks:400
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABCSP
121GenesisENNLPA SP
220YesENNLPABCSP
314Pink FloydENNLPA SP
412King CrimsonENNLPA SP
511CamelENNLPA SP
611MarillionENNLPABCSP
711RushENNLPA SP
88ArenaENNLPA SP
98IQENNLPA SP
108Steven WilsonENNLPA SP
117Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
127Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
137RPWLENNLPA SP
146Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
156Earth & FireENNLPA SP
165The Flower KingsENNLPA SP
175Huis NLPA SP
185KansasENNLPABCSP
195KayakENNLPABCSP
205Mostly AutumnENNLPA SP
215Nick MagnusENNLPA SP
225Steve HackettENNLPA SP
234AnathemaENNLPA SP
244Gentle GiantENNLPA SP
254IZZENNLPABCSP
264Jordsjø  PABCSP
274Knight Area NLPA SP
284LeprousENNLPA SP
294Lonely Robot  PA SP
304OpethENNLPA SP
314SoenEN PA SP
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABCSP
17Tales From Outer Space (2019) - RPWL NLPA SP
26Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA SP
35Abandoned (2019) - Huis  PA SP
45Grand Tour (2019) - Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
54Catharsis (2019) - Nick Magnus NLPA  
64D-Day (2019) - Knight Area NLPA SP
74Distance Over Time (2019) - Dream TheaterEN PA SP
84In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA SP
94The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974) - GenesisENNLPA SP
104Lotus (2019) - SoenEN PA SP
114Nattfiolen (2019) - Jordsjø  PABCSP
124Resistance (2019) - IQ  PA SP
134Under Stars (2019) - Lonely Robot  PA SP
143Acceleration Theory (2019) - In Continuum  PABC 
153At The Edge Of Light (2019) - Steve HackettENNLPA SP
163Atlantis (1973) - Earth & FireENNLPA SP
173Don't Panic (2019) - IZZ NLPABCSP
183Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA SP
193Going For The One (1977) - YesENNLPA SP
203Images And Words (1992) - Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
213In Cauda Venenum (2019) - OpethEN PA SP
223In Flight (2019) - Lucy In Blue  PABCSP
233Jesus Christ The Exorcist (2019) - Neal MorseEN PA SP
243Le Grand Voyage (2019) - Klone  PA SP
253Pitfalls (2019) - LeprousEN PA SP
263Seventeen (2018) - Kayak NLPABCSP
273Travel Within (2019) - Moonrise  PA SP
283Tre Ut (2019) - Trojka   BCSP
293Waiting For Miracles (2019) - The Flower Kings NLPA SP
303The Wall (1979) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
313The Web (2019) - Millenium  PA SP
323White Rainbow (2019) - Mostly Autumn NLPA SP
333Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84
Albums 1113106635363232332
Tracks 1144151014675104443543
Year 1985'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02
Albums 323101232451424584
Tracks 423101262461537685
Year 2003'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'19
Albums 42323041224936102374
Tracks 4242505133510461130149
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*
22Yes - Going For The One (1977)Awaken15:3822 October*, 24 December
32Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)The Cinema Show11:0604 June, 29 October*
42Rush - A Farewell to Kings (1977)Closer To The Heart2:5105 March, 23 July
52Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)Comfortably Numb6:4901 January, 29 October*
62Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3401 January, 29 October*
72Lonely Robot - Under Stars (2019)How Bright Is The Sun?6:0323 April, 17 December
82Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Mad Man Moon7:3502 April, 10 September
92Arena - Songs From The Lion's Cage (1995)Midas Vision4:3626 March, 08 October
102Lucy In Blue - In Flight (2019)Respire7:5030 April, 10 December
112IQ - The Road Of Bones (2014)The Road Of Bones8:3216 July, 22 October*
122Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)Tom Sawyer4:3401 January, 22 October*
132Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Wish You Were Here5:3428 May, 29 October*
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25