Harvey tuned in to Mercury Prize

Crooner awarded Brit music award

LONDON — Eclectic singer P.J. Harvey has won the U.K.’s prestigious Mercury Music Prize for her sixth album, “Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea.”

Harvey got the nod, which celebrates the artier end of British music, Tuesday night, but accepted it from Washington, where she was skedded to perform.

In her acceptance speech, Harvey expressed her shock at the terrorist attack on the U.S.

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