Brian Young is the drummer for the New York based power pop band Fountains of Wayne who have released five major label albums and scored 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, WA based band The Posies and appears on their 1996 album Amazing Disgrace released on Geffen Records.
He has also worked with a vast number of artists such as America, Wavves, Ivy, Burt Bacharach, Butterfly Boucher, Max Collins, Jim Carrol, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Skyward, The Long Winters and Japanese superstar Junko Yagami.
Although born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he currently resides in Los Angeles, California. He is an endorser of Ludwig Drums and Sabian cymbals.