Jon Bon Jovi on George Floyd, mental health and the global impact of COVID

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    In a wide ranging interview with Sky News’ Kay Burley, Jon Bon Jovi says lockdown has given him an opportunity to reflect on global events in his writing journey. His new album reflects on the death of George Floyd and the mental health implications of the restrictions imposed by the spread of COVID-19.

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