wrote the song. It describes him coercing his girlfriend into trying anal sex, and her subsequent enjoyment of it. He told Classic Rock
magazine: "Nothin' To Lose came to me after hearing the line in two different songs. One was a Little Richard song, and another was a song called 'Sea Cruise
,' which had the line, 'You got nothin' to lose, won't you let me take you on a sea cruise.'"