The Ready Set
|The Ready Set|
The Ready Set in 2009
|Birth name||Jordan Mark Witzigreuter|
November 14, 1989 |
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
|Labels||Razor & Tie, Decaydance, Sire, Beluga Heights, Warner Bros. Records|
|Associated acts||Fall Out Boy, Allstar Weekend, Breathe Carolina|
Jordan Mark Witzigreuter (born November 14, 1989), known by his stage name The Ready Set, is an American alternative-pop singer from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is the lead vocalist and sole member of the act, using a backup band while on tour. Witzigreuter created The Ready Set in the basement of his childhood home. He has released three full albums (Feel Good Now, Tantrum Castle and I'm Alive, I'm Dreaming), four extended plays and six singles. Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz signed The Ready Set to his label Decaydance Records in 2009.
He is best known for the commercially successful single "Love Like Woe" from his major label debut I'm Alive, I'm Dreaming. Witzigreuter's most recent release, Feel Good Now, was released on October 11, 2011 on Sire Records. His album sampler, "Sorry Sorry", was released in 2013. The rest of the album, which has already been recorded, is to be released in early 2014. His last tour was Summerfest 2013, a mid-year tour with We the Kings, Breathe Carolina, and T. Mills. His third studio album, The Bad & The Better is set to be released on May 27, 2014.
- Jordan Witzigreuter - lead vocals, keyboards, drums, guitars
- Deryck Stanek - lead guitar
- Michael Naran - bass guitar, backing vocals
- Travis Rountree - drums, percussion
- Cascades (2009)
- Feel Good Now (2011)
- I'll Be Waiting (2013)
- Syntax and Bright Lights (2008)
- regifted (2010)
- GMYH V.2 (2013)
- Sorry, Sorry (2013)
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Certifications
|2010||"Love Like Woe"||27||35||15||—||I'm Alive, I'm Dreaming|
|"More Than Alive"||—||—||—||—|
|2011||"Young Forever"||—||—||39||—||Feel Good Now|
|2012||"Give Me Your Hand (Best Song Ever)"||—||—||30||33||The Bad & The Better|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
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- "We Have a New Addition to the Family!". Decaydance.com. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
- "The Ready Set - Feel Good Now EP [Official Trailer]". YouTube. 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
- Cheung, Nadine (2011-10-13). "The Ready Set Opens Up About 'Feel Good Now,' Touring and His Next LP (Exclusive) | Cambio". Jsyk.com. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
- "The Ready Set Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 29, 2010.
- "The Ready Set Album & Song Chart History - Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 29, 2010.
- "The Ready Set Album & Song Chart History - Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 29, 2010.
- http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/singles?chart=2150. Missing or empty
- "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - November 29, 2010: The Ready Set certified singles". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 29, 2010.
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