Lowgold are an English indie rock band. Their name is sometimes 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 composed of vocalist Darren Ford, guitarist Dan Symons and bassist Miles Willey. Formed in 1998 in St Albans, England, they signed with Nude Records. They released Just Backward of Square in 2001, to mixed reactions from the British music press. In October 2003 they signed to Sanctuary Records, releasing Welcome To Winners. The band now run their independent record label, Dedtedrecords which saw the release of a double album compilation album, Keep Music Miserable in October 2005. Promise Lands, their fourth studio album, was released on 31 March 2008.