Prince Harry took to the Sussex Royal Instagram page, where he shared a video of himself and Jon Bon Jovi at London’s Abbey Road Studios, both standing behind the microphone. The caption read, “I’ll give it a shot…” and in the video, Bon Jovi offered some last-minute advice to the Duke, saying, “Just pretend you’re singing in your bedroom. That’s easy.”
Before recording the revamped single, the two engaged in a conversation about the stories of the members of the Invictus choir. Bon Jovi found their stories deeply moving. Additionally, Prince Harry and the singer took a moment to appreciate the legendary music studio, renowned as a “mecca” for Beatles fans.
In anticipation of this special day, the Invictus Games foundation shared photos on Twitter featuring Harry, Bon Jovi, and the Invictus Choir as they prepared to record “Unbroken.” Their tweet expressed excitement, saying, “We’re so excited for today! The @invictusgchoir and @jonbonjovi were rehearsing & recording all day yesterday at @abbeyroad studios to re-record Unbroken. Later today, our Patron will join to hear their stories & thank Jon for his support for the #InvictusGames Foundation!”
On March 27, 2020, a music video for the song was released, featuring Harry, Bon Jovi, and numerous servicemen and women wearing Invictus Games gear. The video garnered over 700,000 views and received more than 20,000 likes.
The song clearly resonated with many, as numerous people left hopeful comments. Even the Invictus Games Foundation expressed their gratitude, stating, “We’re so grateful for the incredible support for international wounded, injured, and sick servicemen and women! Thanks Jon Bon Jovi and the Invictus Games Choir for the brilliant #Unbroken. Inspirational stuff!”