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.
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