Lowgold are an English alternative rock band. Their name is often said to derive from a Nordic word briefly translated as "of hidden worth", however the band have admitted during interview that it is just a word that Darren Ford made up
The band is comprised of vocalist Darren Ford, guitarist Dan Symons and bassist Miles Willey. Formed in 1998 in St. Albans, England, they signed with Nude Records, a financially-strapped recording company. They released the now highly revered Just Backward of Square in 2001 to mixed reactions from the British music press.