Dance Tonight    b/w    Nod Your Head

Paul McCartney
 
Dance Tonight - Front Cover Dance Tonight - Rear Cover
Dance Tonight - Front Cover Dance Tonight - Rear Cover
Dance Tonight - Picture Disc
Dance Tonight - Picture Disc

Label Hear Music
Catalogue No.'s 723 0384 (Barcode: 888072303843)
Matrix No.'s
(etched into the 7" shaped picture disk)
7230384 A-1 ... this is the SAME both sides.
Release Date 18th June 2007 ... download only.
23rd July 2007 ... shaped picture disc 7"
U.K. Chart Detail :
Entry Date :24th June 2007
Highest Position :26
Weeks in Chart :4
Detail : Paul's fifty-seventh single and the first to be taken from Memory Almost Full
Credited to "Paul McCartney".
Composed by Paul McCartney.
Produced and Programmed by David Kahne
Recorded at:
     Hog Hill Mill Studios, Sussex.
Mixed at:
     See Squared Studios, New York
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at:      Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME.


Under the MPL Communications banner, this is the first single on the new Starbucks "Hearmusic" label.

Side A - Dance Tonight     (2:51)

Paul plays: Mandolin, drums, lead guitar and bass guitar.
Side B - Dance Tonight     (2:51)
Paul plays: Mandolin, drums, lead guitar and bass guitar.

The 7" picture disc shaped single is shaped like Paul's "Memory Almost Full" cover chair and has the SAME track on both sides.
It comes in a 10" clear plastic sleeve and has a cardboard sheet enclosed (as a "cover")
The cover art and single design is by Humphrey Ocean and is entitled Black Love Chair Castle (Gouache).
The rear cover photography as seen above is by David Modell
Ideas by Rebecca and Mike.

There was also available (allegedly) a standard C.D. single with catalogue number ? ... (I don't have the number as I've never seen a copy)
Track 1 - Dance Tonight                      (2:53)
Track 2 - Nod Your Head (a new mix with additional production from Sly Dunbar and vocals by Lady Saw, Sizzla and Cherine) (?:??)

The single entered the U.K. charts on 24th June 2007 at number 34 based on downloads only.
Second week in the chart the single climbed to number 26.
It had one further consecutive week in the chart at number 52.
After three weeks absence it re-appeared briefly at number 67, before dropping out.

Released on download on Paul's 65th birthday, June 18, 2007. The music video for the song was directed by Michel Gondry and features Natalie Portman and Mackenzie Crook. The video premiered exclusively on YouTube on May 23, 2007. "Dance Tonight" is also featured in an iPod + iTunes commercial with McCartney playing mandolin.

See images, audio and video at Paul's own site.

Paul's Singles Releases


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