“Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying” is a song by American singer Sabrina Carpenter. It was released as the lead single from her debut extended play (EP) of the same name on March 14, 2014. The song was written by Meghan Trainor, Al Anderson, and Chris Gelbuda, and produced by Brian Malouf. The song is a midtempo pop folk song with influences of pop music backed by an acoustic guitar. Lyrically, the song speaks about being foolish in love and making mistakes, but never blaming those who make them.
The song was a commercial success, reaching number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, reaching number one on the Radio Disney chart, and got nominated for a Radio Disney Music Award in the category “Best Crush Song” in 2015.