The Ready Set Premieres Radiant Guitar-Pop Track 'Life in Pink,' Announces New EP

The Ready Set
Shawn Dorman

The Ready Set

"I wanted to make something that felt really nostalgic."

Jordan Witzigreuter, better known as the electro-pop act the Ready Set, is back with a new EP and an new direction for 2018. 

"I spent a lot of time after [2016 LP I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love] doing collabs with dance artists and DJs, which is fun, as it's been a step into a different world for me -- but I wanted to get back to the way I've always done things,” he tells Billboard. After a handful of singles last year, the Indiana native is set to return March 16 with a six-track EP called V1

“I didn't really plan a specific direction for this EP, I just wanted to take my time to evaluate what felt genuine while I was writing and producing,” he says. "It was a very loose process that I actually started fairly shortly after IWBNWYL was released, so nothing felt forced… As long as I feel something and am happy with what I'm making, it's the right thing."

For the first sampling of V1, Witzigreuter landed on a minimal formula of guitar, 808 bass, and 808 drums. Check out “Life in Pink” below.

“It's about tagging along with somebody who sees the world in a really romanticized way," Witzigreuter says of the new song's lyrics. “Sort of doing whatever they want and falling in love with that recklessness."


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