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Paul McCartney: Dance Tonight (Video 2007) Poster

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The song was released as a download single in the United Kingdom on 18 June 2007, McCartney's 65th birthday.
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The song debuted at number 34 in the UK Singles Chart.
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The UK single was also issued as a picture disc that came in a plastic sleeve with a cardboard insert.
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On 1 July, the song peaked at number 26 in the UK charts.
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This is the final single of McCartney's to have charted in the UK top 75.
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The song was nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards.
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In the United States, it was released as the second single from the album.
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The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 69.
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It marked McCartney's final appearance in the Hot 100 until 2015.
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McCartney performed the song live as a duet with Australian singer Kylie Minogue on Jools Holland's 2007 New Year's Eve television special Hootenanny.
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The song was recently used on PBS network Thirteen, advertising its May 2013 lineup.
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A music video for the song was directed by Michel Gondry, features Natalie Portman and Mackenzie Crook.
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The music video was choreographed by Blanca Li.
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The video was posted exclusively on YouTube on 22 May 2007.
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The video is now available on the DVD compilation Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) and on the Deluxe CD/DVD Edition of McCartney's album Memory Almost Full.
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The left-handed mandolin used for the song, shown delivered to him by mail in the music video, was purchased by McCartney from a guitar shop he frequents in London.
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Whenever he would play the mandolin, his three-year-old daughter Beatrice would be moved to dance, after which McCartney states that the song "wrote itself".
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It was the last song recorded for the album, and was included on the album at the last minute.
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The song is also included in an iPod + iTunes advertisement featuring a black and white McCartney walking down a colourful, animated street while performing the song. It saw frequent airplay in summer 2007.
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"Dance Tonight" was recorded in January-February 2007 at RAK Studios in London, with McCartney playing mandolin, electric guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, percussion and auto-harp.
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