By Markos Papadatos
Nov 2, 2013
Thirty Seconds to Mars posted their music video for their new single
"City of Angels" on October 29 on their official YouTube channel.
The rock group initially premiered it on October 12 at their concert
at the Hollywood Bowl. Their video for "City of Angels," which
spans over 11.5 minutes, can easily be summed up as a short film. Front-man
Jared Leto served as its director.
Within a matter of a few days, it has generated over 1.1 million views
What makes it an even more appealing video is that it includes first-hand
account and stories from several everyday individuals such as celebrity
impersonators and homeless people, as well as some of Hollywood's popular
celebrities. These celebrity cameos include rapper Kanye West, Oscar
nominee James Franco, singer Selena Gomez, actress Lindsay Lohan, actress
and singer Juliette Lewis, as well as the band members of Thirty Seconds
to Mars themselves, where they reflect on how the city of Los Angeles
has helped shape them and subsequently mold them into the people they
Just when you thought that Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds to Mars cannot
possible get any better, they prove us wrong with their latest music
video for "City of Angels." It is so raw and captivating and
it will certainly move people. It garners an A+ rating and a subsequent
standing ovation to go along with it.