All the best moments from Prince Harry and Jon Bon Jovi’s recording session

The royal and the music icon teamed up for a recording session at Abbey Road Studios in London and re-create the iconic Beatles' album cover.
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Prince Harry and Jon Bon Jovi teamed up for a special live recording session on the weekend in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation.

Heading to the iconic Abbey Roads Studio in London, the pair joined the Invictus Games Choir who recorded Jon Bon Jovi’s song Unbroken, written by the musician to shine a light on those veterans who are living with Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), to honour their service and acknowledge the strength of the Armed Forces community.

While the pair posted a video to Instagram hinting that Prince Harry might lend his voice to the track too, in the end, he left it up to the professionals but according to Bon Jovi, Harry has a great “set of pipes”.

The song, recorded in Studio 2, the same space the Beatles recorded 11 out of their 13 albums, will be released in March in support of the Invictus Games, a paralympic-style competition for wounded veterans and service members, which kick off in May in The Hague, The Netherlands.

During the session, the pair also re-created the iconic Beatle’s album cover for Abbey Road. Heading out to the famous pedestrian crossing, Harry, Bon Jovi and two members of the choir did their best to re-create the original, despite the rain.

Prince Harry and Bon Jovi recreated The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover with the help of members from the Invictus Choir. (Image: Getty)

Following the session, Bon Jovi expressed his gratitude towards Prince Harry and touched on the royal’s transition out of life as a working royal.

“In light of everything that’s going on right now, I’m happy that he could take the time to be here for the choir and make it happen,” Bon Jovi told the press.

He noted that being from the US, he was further removed from the situation saying as an American he has immense respect for all the members of the royal family saying, “That’s all I can comment on. I don’t know what it’s like to walk in his shoes.”

He added, however, that he “understood completely” when it came to Harry and Meghan’s desire to protect the privacy of their family including nine-month-old Archie.

Asked how Harry seemed in the lead up to stepping back from royal life at the end of March Bon Jovi said: “He seems awesome.

“He’s so involved in the lives of these soldiers and their stories and, of course, he can relate to them because he was one of them. They loved their time with him where they could be open and honest.”

Bon Jovi says he completely understands Harry and Meghan’s desire to protect their family’s privacy. (Image: Getty)

Prince Harry isn’t the only royal Bon Jovi’s teamed up with, however.

In 2013 he joined Prince William and Taylor Swift on stage at Kensington Palace for a royal version of the rockstar’s hit Livin’ on a Prayer during a charity gala.

Bon Jovi joined Prince William and Taylor Swift in 2013 for a charity gala. (Image: Getty)

Harry and Jon Bon Jovi teased their project last month when @sussexroyal released an imagined text message conversation between the two of them chatting about working together for the Invictus Games.

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