The Ready Set
|The Ready Set|
The Ready Set in 2009
|Birth name||Jordan Mark Witzigreuter|
November 14, 1989 |
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Jordan Mark Witzigreuter (born November 14, 1989), known by his stage name The Ready Set, is an American electropop singer-songwriter 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 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has released three studio albums Tantrum Castle, I'm Alive, I'm Dreaming and The Bad & The Better, four extended plays and seven singles. Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz signed The Ready Set to his label Decaydance Records, in 2009. He is currently with Razor and Tie Records.
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. He released an extended play, Sorry Sorry, as a preview of his new album in 2013. The rest of his third studio album, now titled The Bad & The Better, was released on May 27, 2014. His most recent single, "Trash Talking Love" with Kitty Pryde, was released in August 2014. His last tour was Vans Warped Tour 2014, he has since announced a fall coheadling tour with Metro Station and The Downtown Fiction.
- Mike Naran – bass guitar, guitar, backing vocals
- Travis Rountree – drums, percussion
- Katelyn Gentry - merch
Former touring members
- Deryck Stanek - guitar, backing vocals
- Cameron Walker - occasional guitar
- Keegan Weckler - guitar
- Andy Snyder - bass guitar
- Jason Kuipers - merch
|Billboard 200||Top Heatseekers|
|2010||I'm Alive, I'm Dreaming||—||3|
|2014||The Bad & The Better
|2011||Feel Good Now
|2013||I'll Be Waiting
|2014||The Celebrity EP
|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|
|"Freakin' Me Out"||—||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
- Syntax and Bright Lights (2008)
- regifted. (2010)
- GMYH V.2 (2013)
- Sorry, Sorry (2013)
- "The Ready Set signs to Decaydance Records & Sire". Underthegunreview.net.
- "We Have a New Addition to the Family!". Decaydance.com. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
- "The Ready Set – Feel Good Now EP [Official Trailer]". YouTube. August 16, 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
- Cheung, Nadine (October 13, 2011). "The Ready Set Opens Up About 'Feel Good Now,' Touring and His Next LP (Exclusive) | Cambio". Jsyk.cohem. 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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