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Directed by Sophie Muller, the music video features Minogue dancing and singing in several backdrops that were inspired by the Country and Western culture, such as the work of Dolly Parton, and used motifs and imagery revolving around death.To promote the single, Minogue performed the song on her Kylie Presents Golden tour, and at several gigs and shows including Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, Sport Relief, the Echo Music Prize in Germany, and when she headlined Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park.This became the singer's first single to chart in the region since 2012's "Timebomb", which reached number 33 on the country's top 40 chart.In Minogue's native Australia, the song opening at number 46, tying with "Into the Blue" as her lowest-charting lead single in the country.Directed by Sophie Muller, the country-inspired video was an homage to singers such as Dolly Parton as well as a return to Minogue's earlier choreography based videos.
Writing for Rolling Stone, Daniel Kreps noted that Minogue's work in Nashville was "evident" to the single, exemplifying its "acoustic guitar fingerpicking and Minogue brandishing some twang" at the opening of the song.
Pitchfork editor Ben Cardaw opined that tracks like "Dancing" stay true to Minogue's dance-pop style, and described it as "genuine brilliance." Moreover, he complimented the track's "funny one-liner chorus...
that perfectly sums up the way a great pop song can defy mortality." "Dancing" made its official charting debut in New Zealand, opening at number seven on their regional Heatseeker Singles Chart.
"Dancing" received critical acclaim from music critics.
Joey Nolfi from Entertainment Weekly called it a "welcome return to form for the singer-songwriter", and believed it to be her most "refreshing" offering since her work on Impossible Princess (1997).