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 2020

Total tracks:418
Total shows:52
Average tracks/show:8.0
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
51:37
Total distinct artists:161
Total distinct albums:273
Total distinct tracks:396
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABCSP
118GenesisENNLPA SP
218Steven WilsonENNLPA SP
317Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
416CamelENNLPA SP
514MarillionENNLPABCSP
614RushENNLPA SP
714YesENNLPABCSP
812Pink FloydENNLPA SP
911IQENNLPA SP
108ArenaENNLPA SP
118PendragonENNLPABC 
127GazpachoENNLPA SP
137KansasENNLPABCSP
147RiversideENNLPA SP
156AyreonENNLPABCSP
165Airbag  PABCSP
175AnathemaENNLPA SP
185Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
195MilleniumEN PA SP
205The Pineapple ThiefENNLPA SP
214FishENNLPA SP
224HakenENNLPABCSP
234Lesoir  PABCSP
244Neal MorseENNLPA SP
254Pain Of SalvationENNLPABCSP
264Throes Of DawnEN  BCSP
274TransatlanticENNLPA SP
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABCSP
15The Absence of Presence (2020) - KansasENNLPABCSP
25The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories) (2013) - Steven WilsonEN PABCSP
34A Day At The Beach (2020) - Airbag  PABCSP
44Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) - Porcupine TreeEN PABCSP
54Fireworker (2020) - Gazpacho  PABCSP
64Hand. Cannot. Erase. (2015) - Steven WilsonEN PABCSP
74Love Over Fear (2020) - Pendragon  PA  
84Mosaic (2020) - Lesoir  PABCSP
94Moving Pictures (1981) - RushENNLPA SP
104Our Voices Shall Remain (2016) - Throes Of Dawn   BCSP
114Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA SP
124To The Bone (2017) - Steven WilsonEN PA SP
134Transitus (2020) - AyreonEN PABCSP
144Versions Of The Truth (2020) - The Pineapple ThiefEN PABCSP
154Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
163Ashes Of A Diary (2019) - Dreaming Madmen  PABCSP
173Binary Suns (part 1 - Operant Condition) (2020) - Different Light  PABCSP
183Black Rain (2020) - Fish On Friday  PABCSP
193Camel At The Royal Albert Hall (2020) - Camel NLPA  
203Celexa Dreams (2020) - KYROS  PABCSP
213City Burials (2020) - KatatoniaEN PABCSP
223Clutching at Straws (1987) - MarillionENNLPA SP
233Deadwing (2005) - Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
243Dreaming City (2020) - Glass Hammer NLPA  
253Eupnea (2020) - Pure Reason Revolution  PA SP
263Fear Inoculum (2019) - ToolEN PA SP
273The Final Cut (1983) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
283In Absentia (2002) - Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
293Marbles (2004) - MarillionENNLPA SP
303Panther (2020) - Pain Of Salvation  PABCSP
313Power Windows (1985) - RushENNLPA SP
323Resistance (2019) - IQ  PA SP
333The Road Of Bones (2014) - IQEN PA SP
343Second Life Syndrome (2005) - RiversideENNLPA SP
353The Sin (2020) - Millenium  PA SP
363Trespass (1970) - GenesisENNLPA SP
373Valor (2020) - The Opium Cartel NLPABCSP
383Virus (2020) - HakenEN PA SP
393Weather Systems (2012) - AnathemaENNLPABCSP
403Weltschmerz (2020) - Fish NLPA SP
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1968'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85
Albums 111345423744430511
Tracks 113548564857560813
Year 1986'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03
Albums 021113234233339575
Tracks 0511133443344596107
Year 2004'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'192020'21
Albums 84344433364355720752
Tracks 13848543461176998271312
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase. (2015)Routine8:5820 February, 29 September, 20 October*
22Kansas - The Absence of Presence (2020)Animals On The Roof5:1318 August, 29 December
32Porcupine Tree - Deadwing (2005)Arriving Somewhere But Not Here12:0229 September, 27 October*
42Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)The Cinema Show11:0626 May, 27 October*
52Marillion - Marbles (2004)Don't Hurt Yourself5:4820 February, 13 October
62Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3422 September, 27 October*
72Arena - The Visitor (1998)The Hanging Tree7:0903 March, 27 October*
82Airbag - A Day At The Beach (2020)Into The Unknown10:2716 June, 29 December
92Camel - Mirage (1974)Lady Fantasy12:4602 June, 27 October*
102Knight Area - The Sun Also Rises (2004)Mortal Brow6:2107 April, 20 October*
112The Pineapple Thief - Versions Of The Truth (2020)Our Mire7:2201 September, 08 September
122Steven Wilson - To The Bone (2017)Pariah4:4629 September, 20 October*
132Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories) (2013)The Raven That Refused To Sing7:5729 September, 20 October*
142IQ - Dark Matter (2004)Sacred Sound11:4004 February, 12 May
152Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4020 October*, 15 December
162Camel - A Nod And A Wink (2002)Simple Pleasures5:3107 January, 22 December
172Pendragon - Love Over Fear (2020)Soul And The Sea5:4410 March, 22 December
182Genesis - Trespass (1970)Stagnation8:4821 July, 10 November
192Porcupine Tree - Stupid Dream (1999)Stranger By The Minute4:3123 June, 29 September
202Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)Tom Sawyer4:3414 January, 20 October*
212Katatonia - City Burials (2020)Untrodden4:2928 April, 24 November
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25