They say don't work with children or animals, but they're obviously not aware of the 405's obsession for all things cat-related. Wait, we mean dog-related. Yes, dogs.

Following our recent feature on Will Young and his two pups Esme and Nelly, we sent Umit Køseoglu to hang out with Rhodes and his dog Edie.

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Firstly, what's the name of your dog and what made you pick them (the name and the dog)?
Edie! My mum bought her for me and my sisters a few years ago. None of us could think of a name so we ended up naming her after Edie Sedgwick as my friend had a Warhol poster that we loved that was said to have been inspired by her! It's a great name though, the vet calls her 'weedy Edie' because she's become so attached to my mum since I've been away so much touring.

She's been a great companion! We go walking in the countryside and she sits around with me at night when no one else is around! Good little dog.


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What's your dog's favourite toy?
She has a couple of things, normally little footballs that get kicked over the fence by me and she never sees them again. Oh no, maybe that's why she's so sad. Her best friend is my girlfriend Inca's bunny rabbit, Bella.

Do you think your dog likes your music?
She thinks it's alright. She's more into classical.


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Has your dog shown any musical talent?
Her singing voice leaves a little to be desired.

If your dog was a famous jazz musician, who would she be?
Edith Piaf, she's jazz, right? She's fragile and French, like my little dog.


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Does your dog have any special skills?
She's an incredible attention seeker.

What is your favourite celebrity dog (real or fictional)?
Beethoven!

Lastly, what do you have coming up (non-pet related) that we should know about?
My album is coming out on September 18th! There's a big UK tour starting end of September into October, finishing at KOKO in London.


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