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 2021

Total tracks:412
Total shows:52
Average tracks/show:7.9
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
56:36
Total distinct artists:177
Total distinct albums:281
Total distinct tracks:401
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABCSP
121GenesisENNLPA SP
214YesENNLPABCSP
313MarillionENNLPABCSP
410CamelENNLPA SP
510KayakENNLPABCSP
610Pink FloydENNLPA SP
79Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
89RushENNLPA SP
99Steven WilsonENNLPA SP
108SylvanENNLPA SP
117ArenaENNLPA SP
127LifesignsENNLPABCSP
137VOLAEN PABCSP
146Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
156TransatlanticENNLPA SP
165Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
175IQENNLPA SP
185LeprousENNLPA SP
195The Neal Morse BandENNLPA SP
205PendragonENNLPABC 
215Vienna Circle  PABCSP
224Caligonaut  PABCSP
234Evership  PA SP
244KansasENNLPABCSP
254SoenEN PA SP
264Steve HackettENNLPA SP
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABCSP
17Altitude (2021) - Lifesigns NLPA  
27One To Zero (2021) - Sylvan  PA SP
37Out Of This World (2021) - Kayak NLPABCSP
47Witness (2021) - VOLAEN PABCSP
55Innocence & Danger (2021) - The Neal Morse BandEN PA SP
64Aphelion (2021) - LeprousEN PA SP
74Imperial (2021) - Soen  PA SP
84The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974) - GenesisENNLPA SP
94Magnified As Giants (2021) - Caligonaut  PABCSP
104Secrets Of The Rising Sun (2021) - Vienna Circle  PABCSP
114Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA SP
124A Trick Of The Tale (1976) - GenesisENNLPA SP
134The Uncrowned King - Act 1 (2021) - Evership  PABCSP
143The Absolute Universe - Forevermore (2021) - TransatlanticENNLPA SP
153The Absolute Universe - The Breath Of Life (2021) - TransatlanticENNLPA SP
163The Art Of Bleeding (2021) - The Watch NLPABCSP
173Burdens Of The Mind (2021) - Broers & Klazinga  PA SP
183Common Ground (2021) - Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
193The Future Bites (2020) - Steven WilsonEN PA SP
203Going For The One (1977) - YesENNLPA SP
213Homesick (2021) - Chain Reaktor  PABCSP
223The Hungry Heart (2021) - Smalltape  PABCSP
233Permanent Waves (1980) - RushENNLPA SP
243Silence For Signals (2021) - The Paradox Twin  PA SP
253Stupid Dream (1999) - Porcupine TreeEN PA SP
263Surrender Of Silence (2021) - Steve Hackett NLPA SP
273U.K. (1978) - U.K.ENNLPA SP
283Zero, Acts 1&2 (2021) - Laughing Stock  PABCSP
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1968'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85'86
Albums 1118445634332223220
Tracks 11110579976644233220
Year 1987'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03'04'05
Albums 3111145242245626344
Tracks 4221156273259626355
Year 2006'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'192020'21'22
Albums 0512224655556827802
Tracks 06122256655568301632
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
12Vienna Circle - Secrets Of The Rising Sun (2021)Canyons7:0917 August, 14 December
22Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974)The Carpet Crawlers5:1506 April, 19 October*
32Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)Comfortably Numb6:4925 May, 26 October*
42Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Dancing With The Moonlit Knight8:0112 January, 07 December
52IQ - Dark Matter (2004)Harvest Of Souls24:2930 March, 05 October*
62Caligonaut - Magnified As Giants (2021)Hushed10:4302 March, 21 December
72VOLA - Witness (2021)Inside Your Fur5:0015 June, 28 December
82Lifesigns - Altitude (2021)Last One Home6:1423 February, 14 September
92Camel - The Single Factor (1982)Manic4:2413 April, 27 July
102Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4029 June, 19 October*
112Yes - The Yes Album (1971)Yours Is No Disgrace9:3602 February, 28 December
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25