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To a certain extent, this is generational — if you hear a song before the cover is even recorded, you're less likely to be confused.
(It doesn't count if the new version is in a different language.) This can be a Berserk Button for fans of the original artist.
She knew the ugliness of that room by heart--knew it and hated it. Stirling would sulk for days if offended, with the airs of an insulted duchess.
But Valancy herself had never quite relinquished a certain pitiful, shamed, little hope that Romance would come her way yet--never, until this wet, horrible morning, when she wakened to the fact that she was twenty-nine and unsought by any man. What hurt her was that she had never had a chance to be anything but an old maid. The tears came into her eyes as she lay there alone in the faintly greying darkness.
She dared not let herself cry as hard as she wanted to, for two reasons.
The "Weird Al" Effect is this taken Up to Eleven, in which an entirely revised and rewritten version of a song by a different artist becomes more prominent than the original.
Somewhat related is Breakaway Pop Hit, where an iconic song (or cover) composed specifically for a film overshadows its film.