Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)

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"Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)"
Single by Panic! at the Disco
from the album Vices & Virtues
Released June 6, 2011
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded Summer 2010
Genre Pop rock, dance-rock
Length 3:37 (Album version)
3:22 (Music video version)
Label Fueled by Ramen, Decaydance
Writer(s) Brendon Urie, Spencer Smith
Producer(s) John Feldmann, Butch Walker
Panic! at the Disco singles chronology
"Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)"
"Let's Kill Tonight"

"Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)" (commonly referred to as simply "Ready to Go") is a song by American rock band Panic! at the Disco, released June 6, 2011 as the second single from the group's third studio album Vices & Virtues (2011). A clip of the song was originally featured on the band's short film, The Overture. The song has received positive critical reviews[which?] upon its release. The song was featured in the credits of the 2011 remake of The Smurfs.

Music video[edit]

On May 2, 2011, the video first premiered on the group's Facebook. The video features the band re-enacting old musicals and films. YouTube celebrity and dancer Dominic "D-Trix" Sandoval makes a cameo as a chimney sweep. The video was directed by Shane Drake.

As of June 2014, the video has over 10 million views on YouTube.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Brendon Urie and Spencer Smith

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)"   3:37

In popular culture[edit]

The song was used as the end credit song for the 2011 film The Smurfs. It is also featured in three Diet Coke commercials in 2011, a commercial for Sky TV in the UK, a commercial promoting Universal Orlando,[1] and commercials for the 20th season of The Amazing Race. In January 2014 the song was used to promote the launch of Australian subscription television network TVH!TS.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[citation needed] 69

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format(s)
United Kingdom 20 May 2011[2] Digital download