By 1974, Bradstreet was ready to return to Canada and his solo career. His big break came when Valdy
had a hit in Canada with Bradstreet's song "Renaissance." This led to a record deal with A&M Records, where he recorded 1977's David Bradstreet, and 1978's Dreaming in Colour. Both albums were successful in Canada, and he received a Juno Award (Canada's equivalent to the Grammy) as Best New Male Vocalist in 1977.
Bradstreet continued to perform and write, and by 1980, was ready to launch his own record label, Street Records
. This allowed him to release his own material (including 1980's Black and White and 1998's Renaissance) as well as records by other musicians, including his old friend Billie Hughes and Jane Siberry
. In fact he played a large role with Siberry'
s self-titled debut. Not only did he co-produce and co-engineer it, he also provided guitar.
Over the years he has written and performed soundtracks for a variety of television shows and movies, as well as being very successful writing and performing music for the Solitudes label, which focuses on music combined with nature sounds. He received a Juno nomination in 1998 for this work. ~ Aaron Badgley, Rovi