New music releases out this Tuesday, June 1: Clay Aiken, Funki Porcini, Jack Johnson, Lamb of God, Sergio Mendes, Born Ruffians, Paul Weller, and more (with video)

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[image-1], Rokstarr (Mercury)

Dixie Chicks, Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks (Columbia/Legacy)

The 13-time Grammy-winning country-pop group is the latest to be featured in Legacy “Playlist Series” of artist-assembled career overviews; this collection includes remastered selections from all four of the Dixie Chicks chart-topping studio albums.

Funki Porcini, On (Ninja Tune)

The Futureheads, The Chaos (Dovecote)

[image-2]Good Old War, Good Old War (Sargent House)

Hawthorne Heights, Skeletons (Wind-Up)

Steve Howe Trio, Travelling (Howesounds)

Jack Johnson, To the Sea (Brushfire)

The surf-loving singer-songwriter hits Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Check out his video for the single, "You and Your Heart" below.

Lamb of God, Hourglass collections (Roadrunner/Epic)

[image-3]The band celebrates its 15th anniversary with a retrospective collection offered in CD, vinyl, and digital formats, and two deluxe packages with extra goodies: Hourglass: Vol. 1, The Underground Years (culled from Burn the Priest, New American Gospel and As The Palaces Burn); Hourglass: Vol 2, The Epic Years (includes 13 Epic Records tracks from releases spanning Ashes Of The Wake to Wrath), Hourglass: The 3-CD Anthology (all three aforementioned volumes paired with 18 rare or never-before-heard songs, including Japanese-issued bonus tracks, multiple rehearsal demos, and eight songs recorded prior to their debut); Hourglass: The Vinyl Box Set (all six Lamb of God studio albums on 180-Gram vinyl); Hourglass: The USB Box Set (all six Lamb of God studio albums on a USB drive); Hourglass: The Deluxe Set (a collectors set that includes the 3-CD Anthology, The Vinyl Box Set, The USB Box Set, and a linen-bound 144-page book featuring the art of Lamb of God as created by K3n Adams); and Hourglass: The Super Deluxe Set (limited edition definitive collectors set that includes everything in the Deluxe Set plus a Mark Morton Signature Series Jackson Dominion D2, A 4’x6’ Pure American metal Flag, an Hourglass sticker, and a signed 8x10 in a personalized Lamb of God Coffin Case). Lamb of God stops at Ford Amphitheatre with Korn, Rob Zombie and others pas part of the Rockstar Mayhem Tour  on Tues., Aug. 10.

[image-4], Bon Tempo (Concord)

Tift Merritt, See You on the Moon (Fantasy)

Produced by Tucker Martine, best known for his work with Bill Frisell, The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, Laura Veirs, Spoon, and as one of Paste magazine's top 10 producers of the decade.

Molly Hatchet, Justice (SPV/Steamhammer)

The Melvins, The Bride Screamed Murder (Ipecac)

Outrageous Cherry, Seemingly Solid Reality (Alive Naturalsound)

Peggy Sue, Fossils and Other Phantoms (Yep Roc)

The UK folk-pop trio presents their debut full-length; check out a Betsy Dadd-animated video for their song, "Watchman" below.

[image-5]Ross Riskin, Keep Moving (self-release)

The Rondo Brothers, The Foreign Globester (Oglio/DMAFT)

U2, U2360 At The Rose Bowl DVD (Out 6/3 on Interscope)

Paul Weller, Wake Up the Nation (Yep Roc)

Wintersleep, New Inheritors (The Tom Kotter Company Ltd.)

This week’s new music releases. To see last week’s breakdown of releases (out May 25), click here; and for releases out May 18, click here.

, Curtis Lane EP (Filter US Recordings)

The solo project of LA-based indie songwriter/musician Pat Grossi

Clay Aiken, Tried and True (Decca)

A CD/DVD combo

Born Ruffians, Say It (Warp)

The Toronto indie trio releases a follow-up to their 2008 debut album; here's the video for the first single from the album, "What to Say."

Chiddy Bang, Chiddy Bang EP (EMI)

The electro hip-hop duo’s first single, "Opposite of Adults," samples MGMT's breakout hit "Kids,” and debuted at No. 11 on the UK charts, selling more than 100,000 copies. Check out the video below.

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