Get Ready For This

Album: Get Ready (1991)
Charted: 2 38
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  • This has become an anthem at sporting venues all over the world to help pump up the crowd and the teams.
  • This appears on several compilations, including Radio Disney: Kid Jams, New York Yankees Greatest Hits Vol. 2, Chicago Bulls Greatest Hits Vol. 1, Party Time Vol. 3, and Move This (a collection of pop rock hits).
  • This was the group's debut single. It paved the way for the 1992 album Get Ready, which sold 3 million copies worldwide.
  • This was used on Friends when the gang plays touch football on Thanksgiving in the 1996 episode "The One With The Football." It was also used on these TV shows:

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine ("Honeymoon" - 2019)
    The Last Man On Earth ("Name 20 Picnics... Now!" - 2017)
    Superstore ("Rebranding" - 2017)
    The Big Bang Theory ("The Scavenger Vortex" - 2013)
    Family Guy ("Episode VI: It's A Trap" - 2011)
    The Office ("Dwight's Speech" - 2006)
    South Park ("Douche and Turd" - 2004)

    And these movies:

    Thunderstruck (2012)
    Tooth Fairy (2010)
    Bride Wars (2009)
    How To Eat Fried Worms (2006)
    Man Of The House (2005)
    Raising Helen (2004)
    Bring It On (2000)
    Flubber (1997)
    Space Jam (1996)
    Eddie (1996)
  • This shows up on several episodes of The Simpsons:

    "Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus" (2016)
    "To Surveil, With Love" (2010)
    "Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass" (2005)
    "Fat Man and Little Boy" (2004)
    "I'm Spelling As Fast As I Can" (2003)
    "Jaw Wired Shut" (2002)
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Comments: 5

  • Jorges from Oaxaca, MexicoThis was considered a great song of the Industrial music Genre. I agree, even it was considered "dance music" it means: so good and versatil song!!
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesThis was the first hit for 2 Unlimited in the UK. It made #3 at Christmas 1991, and was the first of three big UK hits for the duo. In February 1993, their long-awaited follow-up "No Limit" hit #1 in the UK where it stayed for three weeks, dethroning Whitney Houston's cover of "I Will Always Love You", which had sat pretty at the top of the charts for 12 weeks. In 1994, they hit #10 in the UK with "The Real Thing", but the duo then split up in 1996
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesIn 1992, a one-off act named Doctor Spin had a Top 5 hit in the UK with "Tetris". The music was mainly borrowed from the video game of the same name, but the single drew comment from UK critics of the era for the fact that parts of "Tetris" sounded virtually identical to "Get Ready For This"
  • Sean from Toronto, CanadaThis song was played in the movie "Bring It On" with Kirsten Dunst, Clare Kramer and Eliza Dushku.
  • Jack Lee from Nottingham, EnglandThis was covered by the Jock Jams, they added the infamous commentry quote at the beginning....."Lets get ready to rumble.........."
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