Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

The Dixie Chicks roar back with their most personal album yet, Johnny Cash's trove of home recordings are uncovered, the Walkmen break free from their past and Def Leppard salutes the '70s in this wee

A new album from French rock act Phoenix, "It's Never Been Like That" (Astralwerks).

Reunited indie rock trio Mission Of Burma's "The Obliteratii" (Matador).

The debut album from ex-Blink 182 principal Tom DeLonge's new band Angels & Airwaves, "We Don't Need To Whisper" (Geffen).

Pianist Dr. John's tribute to the music of Johnny Mercer, "Mercenary" (Blue Note).

The debut album from the Wreckers, featuring singer/songwriter Michelle Branch, "Stand Still, Look Pretty" (Maverick/Warner Bros. Nashville).

The PJ Harvey DVD "On Tour: Please Leave Quietly," chronicling the band's 2004 "Uh Huh Her" trek (Island).

An expanded reissue of Eric Clapton's 1970 self-titled solo debut, featuring a wealth of rare material (Polydor/UME).

Veteran rock outfit Less Than Jake's "In With the Out Crowd" (Sire).