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.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen until June 2022, it covers recent releases as well as classics and rarities from the genre's rich history.

The Symfo Top 25, broadcast each year in October (except in 2009, 2013 and 2014), ranks the best tracks of all time as voted by the show's fans.


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Symfo Top 25 for 2018

The Symfo Top 25 in 2018 was broadcast on October 9, 16, 23 and 30, and consisted of the following tracks:

#TrackArtistAlbumYearLength WikiBC
1Firth Of FifthGenesisSelling England By The Pound19739:34ENNL 
2Arriving Somewhere But Not HerePorcupine TreeDeadwing200512:02  BC
3Comfortably Numb (live)Pink FloydThe Wall19796:49ENNL 
4Close To The EdgeYesClose To The Edge197218:50ENNL 
5Script For A Jester's TearMarillionScript For A Jester's Tear19838:39   
6Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)Pink FloydWish You Were Here197513:40ENNL 
7The Cinema ShowGenesisSelling England By The Pound197311:06   
8The Hanging TreeArenaThe Visitor19987:09   
9Metropolis Part IDream TheaterImages And Words19929:32EN  
10EchoesPink FloydMeddle197123:27ENNL 
11Tom SawyerRushMoving Pictures19814:34EN  
12Wish You Were HerePink FloydWish You Were Here19755:34ENNL 
13Fool's OvertureSupertrampEven in the Quietest Moments...197710:51 NL 
14VigilFishVigil In A Wilderness Of Mirrors19908:46   
15The Court Of The Crimson KingKing CrimsonIn The Court Of The Crimson King19699:22EN  
16The New KingsMarillionF E A R201616:45   
172112Rush2112197620:33EN  
18AnesthetizePorcupine TreeFear Of A Blank Planet200717:42  BC
19PariahSteven WilsonTo The Bone20174:46   
20AwakenYesGoing For The One197715:38   
21Second Life SyndromeRiversideSecond Life Syndrome200515:40   
22Never Let GoCamelCamel19736:22EN  
23Mortal BrowKnight AreaThe Sun Also Rises20046:21   
24RoundaboutYesFragile19718:29ENNL 
25The Spirit Of RadioRushPermanent Waves19804:56ENNL 

There is a Spotify playlist for this Symfo Top 25.