Brian MacLeod (U.S. musician)

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Not to be confused with Brian MacLeod (Canadian musician).

Brian MacLeod (born April 27, 1962) is an American recording drummer and songwriter. He has been a member of Group 87, Wire Train,[1] Toy Matinee, and the "Tuesday Music Club" collective along with Sheryl Crow, the genesis of her album Tuesday Night Music Club.

He has performed with many other artists, including David Baerwald, Madonna, Leonard Cohen, Tears For Fears, Seal, Chris Isaak, Melissa Etheridge, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Kevin Gilbert, Jewel, Stevie Nicks, Kiefer Sutherland, Ziggy Marley, Rosanne Cash, Sara Bareilles, The The, John Hiatt, & Grace Slick.

He is also a member of The Scrantones, the group credited for performing the theme to the American version of the TV show The Office (set in Scranton, Pennsylvania).[2]

His songwriting credits include: "Everyday Is a Winding Road", "Strong Enough", "A Change Would Do You Good", and "Shine Over Babylon" with Sheryl Crow; "Waiting for Love" with Pink; "Under a Cloud" with The Bangles & "Supermodel" from the film Clueless.

MacLeod grew up in Sunnyvale (Silicon Valley), California. He attended Fremont High School, 1976–1980. MacLeod currently lives in Los Angeles and Big Bear Lake, CA.


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Biography: Wire Train". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  2. ^ West, Steve. "Office Convention 07: Look-Alikes And The Scrantones". TV Blend. Retrieved 24 June 2014.