Brian Young (drummer)

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Brian Young
BornPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
OriginLos Angeles, California,
United States
GenresPower pop, rock
Associated actsFountains of Wayne, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Posies

Brian Young is the drummer for the Scottish alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain and formerly of the New York-based power pop band Fountains of Wayne,[1] who had released five major-label albums and were awarded an RIAA-certified gold record for their single "Stacy's Mom."


Prior to his work in Fountains of Wayne he spent the mid-1990s in the Bellingham, Washington-based band the Posies and appears on their 1996 album Amazing Disgrace released on Geffen Records.

He has also worked with a number of artists such as America, Wavves, Ivy, Burt Bacharach, Butterfly Boucher, Max Collins, Jim Carroll, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Skyward, the Long Winters, Rent-A-Wally, and Japanese superstar Junko Yagami.


He is an endorser of Ludwig Drums and Sabian cymbals.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Leahey, Andrew. "Biography: Fountains of Wayne". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 May 2010.