Yuki and Cuties (YQTS) were formed by a singer/ songwriter Yuki Ishiwata in 2009.
Her songs, combining Japanese folky tone and catchy western pop has often been described as original and her voice smokey and sultry.
She released her first CD Island My Land in Spring 2010, which was reviewed by WVRB Radio program Global Music.
In March 2011, she was invited to sing at UN international school for their Spring festival.
In June 2011, she appeared to a salon party of the legendary photographer Gille Larrain.
This summer 2011, Yuki had toured in Japan, her home country, for the first time along with her newly recorded 2nd CD Love 'n' LIfe Vol. 1 and sold out all the copies.