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 2021

The Symfo Top 25 in 2021 was broadcast on October 5, 12, 19 and 26, and consisted of the following tracks:

#TrackArtistAlbumYearLength WikiBC
1Firth Of FifthGenesisSelling England By The Pound19739:34ENNL 
2Comfortably NumbPink FloydThe Wall19796:49ENNL 
3The Cinema ShowGenesisSelling England By The Pound197311:06   
4Close To The EdgeYesClose To The Edge197218:50ENNL 
5Arriving Somewhere But Not HerePorcupine TreeDeadwing200512:02  BC
6Script For A Jester's TearMarillionScript For A Jester's Tear19838:39   
7The Hanging TreeArenaThe Visitor19987:09   
8Second Life SyndromeRiversideSecond Life Syndrome200515:40   
9Lady FantasyCamelMirage197412:46   
10The New KingsMarillionF E A R201616:45   
11AwakenYesGoing For The One197715:38   
12RoutineSteven WilsonHand. Cannot. Erase.20158:58  BC
13Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)Pink FloydWish You Were Here197513:40ENNL 
14Untouchable, Part 1AnathemaWeather Systems20126:14  BC
15The Carpet CrawlersGenesisThe Lamb Lies Down On Broadway19745:15ENNL 
16The Raven That Refused To SingSteven WilsonThe Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)20137:57  BC
17Fool's OvertureSupertrampEven in the Quietest Moments...197710:51 NL 
18Metropolis Part IDream TheaterImages And Words19929:32EN  
19PariahSteven WilsonTo The Bone20174:46   
20EchoesPink FloydMeddle197123:27ENNL 
21Afraid Of SunlightMarillionAfraid Of Sunlight19956:50   
22EntangledGenesisA Trick Of The Tale19766:28   
23Harvest Of SoulsIQDark Matter200424:29   
24AnesthetizePorcupine TreeFear Of A Blank Planet200717:42  BC
25As Good As GoldPendragonThe Masquerade Overture19967:15  BC

There is a Spotify playlist for this Symfo Top 25.