In 1978 he released his "Instant Replay" album and achieved great success. "Instant Replay", the single from the album did well in the charts in October 1978 and was followed by the second single "This Is It" in January 1979.
Success returned in 1984 with Dan's collaboration with Charlie Midnight and the release of
"I Can Dream About You". The single of the same name appeared in the film "Streets of Fire".
"We are the Young" and "Second Nature" were subsequently released as singles also.