30 Seconds to Mars
- A Beautiful Lie
was the band's break out album and rose quickly through the charts, reaching platinum and gold status in several countries with over 3,5 millions copies sold. Although not known for covers, the album features a cover of "Hunter," a song originally by Icelandic strange-pop star, Björk, as well as a hidden track at the end of "A Modern Myth." A Beautiful Lie
also saw a new member join the band, Bartholomew Cubbins – a recurring character from the Dr. Seuss books. Jared assumed the pseudonym in order to direct the band's music videos. Not a fan of the mundane, Jared broke all boundaries with his video making and set a new precedent among bands in the genre: short film music videos. This began with The Shining inspired video for the second single "The Kill" and progressed to another milestone video for the third single "From Yesterday." find out more..