Song written and originally recorded by the band Republica. The song was released in 1996 as a single and on the band's debut album. Released as a single on 15 April 1996, it reached number 43 in the UK singles chart. When it was re-released in February 1997, it peaked at number 13. The song also became a hit in various European countries. The song continues to be successful in the UK, where it is still frequently featured in advertisements and on TV.
Kim Wilde version
Kim Wilde started performing 'Ready to Go' during her live shows in 2017. The first live performance happened during her first live gig of 2017, on 26 May 2017 at Portalen in Greve (Denmark). Since then, she's performed the song a few more times.